An armed man is holding hostages in France

A gunman held several hostages in a shop on the outskirts of the southern city of Toulouse on Tuesday evening, French police said.

The authorities did not confirm the identity of the hostage-taker or the number of detainees yet, while the motives of the attack were also unclear.

Special police forces went to the store near Toulouse airport, which witnessed the incident.

France's Channel 3 says the hostage-taker has asked to talk to a negotiator.

Source: Sky News



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