France shootings suspect died after jumping out window: minister

Agence France-Presse
Self-professed Al-Qaeda militant Mohamed Merah died during a police assault on his besieged flat after jumping out the window while still shooting, Interior Minister Claude Gueant said

TOULOUSE, France (AFP) – Self-professed Al-Qaeda militant Mohamed Merah died during a police assault on his besieged flat after jumping out the window while still shooting, Interior Minister Claude Gueant said.

“Mohamed Merah jumped from the window still shooting,” Gueant told journalists, adding that Merah had attacked police “with extreme violence” after bursting out of the bathroom. “He was found dead on the ground.” – Agence France-Presse

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