French police were locked in a standoff for more tha eight hours with the man suspected of launching an attack on a Jewish school that killed four people on Monday and two attacks that killed three French soldiers last week.
Police launched a raid in Toulouse on the apartment of 24-year-old Mohammed Merah, accordng to various reports, in the early morning hours of Wednesday. Three police officers were wounded in the first raid which eventually devolved into the current standoff.
According to MSNBC, the suspect has linked himself with al-Qaeda and claimed the assassination of the Jewish children was motivated by revenge for the killing of Palestinian children.
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