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Hostages Held In Toulouse By Claimed Al-Qaida Member

June 20 2012


Police officials on Wednesday say a man claiming to belong to Al-Qaida is holding four people hostage in a bank in southern France, reports Radio France Internationale.

The suspect took the hostages in the CIC bank in Toulouse after an apparent robbery miscarried, police told Reuters.

Another alleged Al-Qaida member, Mohamed Merah, went on a killing spree in Toulouse in March at a Jewish school and also killed three soldiers, before being killed himself.

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