French minister denies shooting suspect arrested

2012-03-21 16:12

Paris - French Interior Minister Claude Gueant denied on Wednesday that a gunman suspected of killing seven people in the name of al Qaeda has been arrested, a ministry spokesperson said.

"Claude Gueant denies the arrest of the main suspect," interior ministry spokesperson Pierre-Henry Brandet told Reuters.

Earlier, French television channels BFM TV and i-Tele had reported that the suspected killer had been arrested after a nearly 12-hour operation.

The suspect remains holed up in an apartment in Toulouse, surrounded by police.

  • Graham - 2012-03-21 16:46

    Yes storm the building and kill the bastard. We are tired of these half breed, brainless religious idiots.

      Jaba - 2012-03-21 17:09

      No, don't kill him! He killed both French Jews & Muslims. He should be Killed using Sharia Law - stoned to death! I hear this form of death is by far the most gruesome. Let his own people take care of him - its the best way to educate anyone else in his community who might have seen this guy as a hero.

      Shaun McDermott - 2012-03-21 18:48

      that fanatic killed 7 people because he is upset that france brought a law in banning post boxes. seriously if no one likes it they can pi5s off back to where they come from.

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