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Sky News says there is a report that the city square in Toulouse has been evacuated due to a suspect package.
A new photograph of Toulouse gunman Mohamed Merah has emerged on French website La Depeche.
The French Prosecutor in Toulouse has said that Mohamed Merah was killed by police in the raid by a shot to the head.
He added that 5 officers were injured, none of them seriously, during the whole siege.
President Sarkozy has said that religious differences must not divide the country and that the Muslim faith had nothing to do with the extreme actions of Mohamed Mereh, saying France must be:
France 2 has broadcast video it says is of Mohamed Merah, the Toulouse shooting suspect:
French Interior Minister, Gueant told reporters at the scene that Merah was firing several guns at once, he said:
Two police commandos were injured in the operation.
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The brother of gunman Mohamed Merah is being held by French police, following the discovery of explosives in his car.
It seemed to have been a text-book operation - but now it looks like a catalogue of mistakes