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Hostage-taking at French supermarket

Gendarmes and police officers at a supermarket after a hostage situation in Trebes. Three people were killed in southwestern France when a gunman held up a car, opened fire on police and then took hostages in a supermarket.



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Gendarmes and police officers at a supermarket after a hostage situation in Trebes. Three people were killed in southwestern France when a gunman held up a car, opened fire on police and then took hostages in a supermarket. REUTERS/Regis Duvignau

Gendarmes and police officers at a supermarket after a hostage situation in Trebes. Three people were killed in southwestern France when a gunman held up a car, opened fire on police and then took hostages in a supermarket. REUTERS/Regis Duvignau
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Police officers and investigators at a supermarket after a hostage situation in Trebes. REUTERS/Jean-Paul Pelissier

Police officers and investigators at a supermarket after a hostage situation in Trebes. REUTERS/Jean-Paul Pelissier

Police officers and investigators at a supermarket after a hostage situation in Trebes. REUTERS/Jean-Paul Pelissier
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Police officers and investigators are seen in front of a supermarket after a hostage situation in Trebes. REUTERS/Jean-Paul Pelissier

Police officers and investigators are seen in front of a supermarket after a hostage situation in Trebes. REUTERS/Jean-Paul Pelissier

Police officers and investigators are seen in front of a supermarket after a hostage situation in Trebes. REUTERS/Jean-Paul Pelissier
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A gendarmerie helicopter flies over the village of Trebes after a hostage situation in a supermarket. REUTERS/Jean-Paul Pelissier

A gendarmerie helicopter flies over the village of Trebes after a hostage situation in a supermarket. REUTERS/Jean-Paul Pelissier

A gendarmerie helicopter flies over the village of Trebes after a hostage situation in a supermarket. REUTERS/Jean-Paul Pelissier
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Paris prosecutor Francois Molins, police and investigators are seen in front of a supermarket after a hostage situation in Trebes. REUTERS/Jean-Paul Pelissier

Paris prosecutor Francois Molins, police and investigators are seen in front of a supermarket after a hostage situation in Trebes. REUTERS/Jean-Paul Pelissier

Paris prosecutor Francois Molins, police and investigators are seen in front of a supermarket after a hostage situation in Trebes. REUTERS/Jean-Paul Pelissier
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Gendarmes and police officers at a supermarket after a hostage situation in Trebes. REUTERS/Jean-Paul Pelissier

Gendarmes and police officers at a supermarket after a hostage situation in Trebes. REUTERS/Jean-Paul Pelissier

Gendarmes and police officers at a supermarket after a hostage situation in Trebes. REUTERS/Jean-Paul Pelissier
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Gendarmes of the French special unit GIGN are seen next to a supermarket after a hostage situation in Trebes. REUTERS/Regis Duvignau

Gendarmes of the French special unit GIGN are seen next to a supermarket after a hostage situation in Trebes. REUTERS/Regis Duvignau

Gendarmes of the French special unit GIGN are seen next to a supermarket after a hostage situation in Trebes. REUTERS/Regis Duvignau
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A car is evacuated as French police officers secure the area near the supermarket. REUTERS/Regis Duvignau

A car is evacuated as French police officers secure the area near the supermarket. REUTERS/Regis Duvignau

A car is evacuated as French police officers secure the area near the supermarket. REUTERS/Regis Duvignau
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A general view shows gendarmes and police officers at a supermarket after a hostage situation in Trebes. REUTERS/Jean-Paul Pelissier

A general view shows gendarmes and police officers at a supermarket after a hostage situation in Trebes. REUTERS/Jean-Paul Pelissier

A general view shows gendarmes and police officers at a supermarket after a hostage situation in Trebes. REUTERS/Jean-Paul Pelissier
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