Toulouse gunman's mother to be released

The mother of the man accused of killing seven people in a gun rampage in France is set to be released, while his brother has been transferred in police custody to Paris, an official has said.

The official says Mohamed Merah's mother will be released in the next few hours.

Abdelkader Merah has been transferred to police anti-terrorist headquarters, along with his girlfriend.

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