Died traded himself for the hostage, a French police officer

In France, died police Lieutenant Colonel Arno Beltrami (Arnaud Beltrame), traded himself for the hostage during the terrorist attack at a supermarket in Aude. About it in Twitter the head of the interior Ministry Gerard Collon.

“France will never forget his heroism, bravery and sacrifice,” wrote the Minister.

the President of France Emmanuel macron also noted the courage of the police, reports BFMTV.

Beltram, according to Associated Press, offered himself is taken hostage women. Upon entering the supermarket, he was left on the table enabled mobile phone, allowing security forces stationed outside could hear what was happening inside. According to Collon when he heard the sounds of gunfire, the assault was sent special forces. During the operation Beltram and one member of spetsnaz has received heavy gunshot wounds.