A suspected terrorist fired shots at police in a French town, took hostages at a supermarket and pledged allegiance to ISIS. 3 people are believed to have been killed.
It’s now been confirmed the hostage taker, believed to be a Moroccan national who pledged allegiance to ISIS, has been shot and killed by police.
A total of 3 police officers were injured during the attack, reports claim.
French media reports a gunman who took hostages in a supermarket in Trebes near Carcassonne in southern France has been shot dead
— Sky News Breaking (@SkyNewsBreak) March 23, 2018
He barricaded himself into a supermarket in Trebes, Aude, southern France, near Carcassonne after firing at police officers from inside a car.
The suspect was thought to be armed with grenades and wanted to take revenge for Syria, according to local media. He’s also understood to have ‘shouted about Allah’.
He is believed to be a Moroccan national known to security services and was demanding the release of Salah Abdeslam, the only surviving member of the ISIS terror cell responsible for the Paris terror attacks.
#UPDATE: Local media report the attacker is a Moroccan national known to France’s intelligence services, who is demanding the release of Salah Abdeslam, the only surviving member of the Isil cell that attacked Paris in 2015
— The Telegraph (@Telegraph) March 23, 2018
French media is reporting that 3 people are thought to have…