PHOTOS: Police surround Toulouse shooting suspect as Israel mourns his victims

A policeman stands near the Belle Paule residence in Toulouse, south-west France, where the suspect in three recent shootings was resisting arrest on March 21, 2011.

The suspect, 24-year-old Mohammed Merah, is reportedly communicating with police but remains inside his apartment, where he is believed to have weapons. 

Meanwhile, the bodies of his Jewish victims were flown to Israel, to be buried in Jerusalem. Their joint funeral was attended by hundreds of mourners, including officials from the French and Israeli governments.