Sources: Shot fired in French hostage situation

A man claiming to be an al-Qaeda militant, who has taken hostages in a French bank, has fired a shot and could be holding up to four people, according to sources.

In March, an al-Qaeda-inspired gunman shot dead three soldiers, a rabbi and three Jewish children in Toulouse. The man was later shot dead by police after a standoff at his home in the city.

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Toulouse hostage crisis arrest

French police have arrested a man who took hostages in a bank in Toulouse on Wednesday. In March, an al-Qaeda-inspired gunman shot dead three soldiers, a rabbi and three Jewish children in the French city.