Media reported two dead in hostage-taking in the South of France

PARIS, Mar 23 — RIA Novosti, Victoria Ivanova. The death toll in the hostage-taking at a supermarket in the commune of Trèbes in the South of France has risen to two, reports channel BFMTV.

Earlier, the mayor of the commune Eric Manasse said that the attack on the store who worked there killed the butcher.

According to TV channel CNews, at least three people were injured.

On Friday morning an armed man took hostages at the supermarket Super U in the commune of trèbes Aude Department. The scene cordoned off, a police operation. According to local media, referring to the Prosecutor’s office, the attacker was committed to the “Islamic state.”*

It was reported that the man is probably a native of Morocco and was previously known to French intelligence services. It requires the release of the main accused of the terrorist attacks in Paris and Brussels Salah of Saudi Arabia.

*banned in Russia