Trebes supermarket shooting: Policeman who traded places with hostage ‘fighting for his life’

Trebes supermarket shooting: Policeman who traded places with hostage ‘fighting for his life’

Updated March 24, 2018 11:38:47 Photo: Local media identified the policeman as Arnaud Beltrame. (AP: Ouest France) Related Story: Gunman’s apartment searched after French supermarket siege French officials have hailed the bravery of a policeman who was severely injured after swapping himself for a hostage held by a gunman during …

French supermarket shooting gunman identified as Redouane Lakdim

French supermarket shooting gunman identified as Redouane Lakdim

Updated March 24, 2018 07:41:23 Photo: Police in helmets and body armour took up positions around the supermarket before storming the premises and killing the gunman. (Reuters: Regis Duvignau) The authorities have identified a gunman who took several hostages in a supermarket in the southern French town of Trebes, France’s …

Gunman takes hostages at French supermarket, local media and police reports

Gunman takes hostages at French supermarket, local media and police reports

Updated March 23, 2018 22:39:38 Eight people are being held captive at a supermarket in the south-western France, a police source has said, adding that the hostage-taker had shot at a police officer. BFM TV said the hostage-taker has claimed allegiance to the Islamic State (IS) group. A source at …