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In Photos: French shooting siege in Toulouse

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French Interior Minister Claude Gueant, right, shakes hands with a police officer as he arrives at the siege in Toulouse, on March 22, 2012.

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French police block a street during their siege of a five-storey building in Toulouse, on March 22, 2012.

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French special intervention police officers and firefighters are seen near the building under siege in Toulouse, on March 22, 2012.

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French special intervention police officers are seen near the building where the chief suspect in a killing spree was holed up in Toulouse, on March 22, 2012.

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A French police specialist arrives at the siege in Toulouse, on March 22, 2012.

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A woman speaks with a police officer near the apartment building under siege in Toulouse, on March 22, 2012.

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French police block a Toulouse street during a raid on a house to arrest a suspect in the killings of three children and a rabbi at a Jewish school, on March 21, 2012.

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France's Interior Minister Gueant arrives to speak to the media after the assault to capture gunman Mohamed Merah during a raid on a five-storey building in Toulouse

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Masked French special unit policemen leave after the assault to capture gunman Mohamed Merah during a raid on a five-storey building in Toulouse

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Masked French special unit policemen leave after the assault to capture gunman Mohamed Merah during a raid on a five-storey building in Toulouse

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French CRS riot police secure the street near the scene during a raid on a five-storey building to arrest a suspect in the killings of three children and a rabbi on Monday at a Jewish school, in Toulouse March 22, 2012

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