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Toulouse siege ended with Mohamed Merah’s death

French police siege in Toulouse has ended with the death of Mohamed Merah, the man suspected of killing seven people, the AFP news agency reports, although there is no official confirmation as yet.

Police had entered the flat where Mohamed Merah was holed up after a siege that lasted more than a day.

Police sources told AFP that three officers had been wounded, one seriously, in the assault.

Mohamed Merah is dead after his Toulouse flat was under siege for more than one day

Mohamed Merah is dead after his Toulouse flat was under siege for more than one day

Mohamed Merah, 23, was suspected of killing seven people in Toulouse in three separate attacks.

Earlier the interior minister had said Mohamed Merah had wanted to die “with weapons in hand” and there had been no contact with him overnight.