Friday, March 23, 2018

France: Islamic gunman shot dead after hostage crisis

(Trèbes) Armed police have shot dead 26 year old Radouane Lakdim who took hostages at a supermarket in the southern France town of Trèbes. The gunman, who is reported to have killed at least two people, is now dead, sources say.

The morning started off in the area when the Lakdim, hijacked a car and then killed the owner , he then tried to run over 4 policemen out for a run near Carcassonne when that endeavour failed, he opened fire, injuring one officer in the shoulder.

Radouane Lakdim, 
He then drove to a supermarket in Trèbes, entered the store and took eight people hostage at around 11am. He then demanded the release of Salah Abdeslam, the only surviving terrorist from the jihadi group that carried out the November 2015 Paris attacks. In order to make his point he shot 5 people killing 2 injuring 3. In reply the French security forces assaulted the supermarket shooting the gunman dead.