Family of two adults and two children shot dead in hail of automatic bullets at rail station ‘before killing himself’ in France

Peoples Digest Online – A family of four including two children have been shot dead at train station in northern France this morning.  Police have cordoned off Noyon train station in Oise, according to Le Parisien.

The two children were aged between three and five-years-old.  A witness said: ‘I climbed the stairs leading to the docks when I heard shots.

‘I saw four bodies on the ground. I then took a little girl with me to put her in safety. There was a black automatic pistol on the ground.

‘With a passer-by, we ran. I was afraid that the man on the ground would revive and shoot again.’

A police spokesman said: ‘There are four confirmed deaths, they have been killed by gunfire. We are not heading towards the terrorist track.’

It is understood the suspect has committed suicide.

More to follow soon.

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