TREBES, France: Two people were killed when a gunman shot at police and took hostages in a supermarket in southwestern France on Friday and Prime Minister Edouard Philippe said the incident appeared to be "a terrorist act". A source at the Interior Ministry said two had died. “It is a temporary assessment as it could unfortunately get worse. Three people are wounded, including one of them seriously,” the source said. Eric Menassi, the mayor of the town of Trebes, told BFM TV that the hostage-taker was now alone with…
BAMAKO, MALI: At least 27 people were reported dead on Friday after Malian commandos stormed a luxury hotel in the capital Bamako with at least 170 people inside, many of them foreigners, that had been seized by Islamist gunmen.
PARIS: At least two people were shot dead Friday during a hostage-taking drama at a Jewish supermarket in eastern Paris, where at least five people were being held, official sources told AFP.