INTERNATIONAL NEWS: Gunman takes hostages at French supermarket

A gunman is holding a number of people hostage at a supermarket in southern France, according to reports.

Friday, 23rd March 2018, 11:13 am
Updated Friday, 23rd March 2018, 11:20 am
The scene of the hostage situation. Google Street View

Why these Sheffield playing fields have been lost to housingThe man had earlier shot at a group of policemen in the town of Trebes, near Carcassone.

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French special forces are believed to have surrounded the supermarket.

According to French media the guman claims to be a member of ISIS.