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Toulouse shooting: killer 'was on US no-fly list'

Publié par Clifford Armion le 23/03/2012

Henry Samuel

Nationwide relief greeted the news that no police fatalities had been incurred in eliminating Mohammed Merah, 23, wanted in the killings of three French paratroopers, a rabbi and three children ages 4, 5, and 7 shot outside a Jewish school in Toulouse.

But the authorities faced growing criticism that it should have prevented a killing spree by a known fundamentalist who was the US no-fly list and had attended an al-Qaeda training camp.

Jund al-Khilafah, an al-Qaeda front organisation claimed responsibility the shootings in a statement posted on jihadist websites.
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"Toulouse shooting: killer 'was on US no-fly list'", La Clé des Langues [en ligne], Lyon, ENS de LYON/DGESCO (ISSN 2107-7029), mars 2012. Consulté le 01/06/2023. URL: https://cle.ens-lyon.fr/anglais/archives/archives-revue-de-presse/toulouse-shooting-killer-was-on-us-no-fly-list-