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Al-Qaeda Gunman Takes Hostages in Toulouse Bank, AFP Reports

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June 20 (Bloomberg) -- A gunman claiming to be a member of al-Qaeda fired shots and took four hostages in a bank branch in the southern French city of Toulouse, Agence France-Presse reported, citing local police officials. The man is demanding the presence of the French police’s special intervention force, AFP said.

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