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.
The brother of gunman Mohamed Merah is being held by French police, following the discovery of explosives in his car.
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Mohamed Merah, the gunman who killed seven people in Toulouse has been shot dead by police after a 32-hour siege.