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Explosions heard at French siege apartment.

Summary: Three explosions have been heard near an apartment building in France where suspected gunman, Mohammed Merah, is holed up.

Three explosions have been heard near an apartment building in France where suspected gunman, Mohammed Merah, is holed up.

Orange flashes were seen with each blast near the block in Toulouse.

24-year-old Merah is suspected of shooting seven victims, including three paratroopers, three children and a rabbi, in an al-Qaeda linked terror spree.

Armed police have been surrounding him since yesterday morning.

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Publication:Independent Television News Limited (ITN)
Date:Mar 22, 2012
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