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3 Killed, Dozens Injured in France Terrorist Attack

Authorities say three people were killed and about a dozen others injured by a gunman who took hostages at a supermarket in southern France Friday.

Posted: Mar 23, 2018 2:24 PM

France-- Authorities say three people were killed and about a dozen others injured by a gunman who took hostages at a supermarket in southern France Friday.

NBC's Laura Aguirre reports.

The deadly chain of events started around 10:30 a.m local time, when police say the attacker hijacked a car, killing one of the people inside.

Authorities say the gunman then shot at a group of police officers before taking hostages in a nearby grocery store, where he fatally shot two more people.

Police surrounded the market and authorities blocked roads and urged people to stay away.

The standoff went on for hours, and ended when police stormed the market and killed the attacker.

Authorities indicated the suspect was known to police and French media reports say he claimed to be associated with ISIS.

French president Emmanuel Macron saying all evidence so far suggests that this was a terror attack.

Leaving France already on high alert after several deadly terrorist attacks in recent years on edge once again.

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