A hostage situation in French supermarket: 2 dead, there are wounded

Today, March 23, in the city of Trèbes in the South-West of France 8 persons were taken hostage at a local supermarket Super U. According to authorities, one of them was killed, another wounded.

«Unfortunately, we have reason to believe that at least one hostage killed, but until we can send at the scene of the doctor», — said the head of the local police Jean-valéry Letterman.

According to the bfmtv, the hostage-taking, the man said to belong to the so-called «Islamic state». He demanded the release of Salah of Saudi Arabia, the main surviving suspects in the Paris attacks 2015, which killed 130 people.

Authorities have classified the incident as a terrorist attack.

⚠ This’opération en cours secteur Super U Trèbes.
Secteur’interdit ⚠this
Merci de faciliter l’accès aux forces de l’ordre.

— Préfecture de l’aude (@Prefet11) March 23, 2018

Another incident occurred in Carcassonne, near Treba: unknown opened fire on police, injuring one of the officers. Is this the case with the previous — is not known.

UPD: the Mayor Requires Eric Benassi reported that the hostages managed to free. In the building of the supermarket was only the shooter, next to him is a police officer. Have information about 2 dead.