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Two people killed in French supermarket hostage-taking

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…