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Toulouse Gunman Puts Spotlight on France's Growing Illegal Gun Trade

Christian Science Monitor

27 March 2012

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Toulouse gunman Mohamed Merah… a 23-year-old self-proclaimed jihadi of Algerian descent, claimed that he gunned down three soldiers on March 11 and 15, and four members of the Jewish community, including three children, in an attack of a Jewish school on March 19. He was killed by police in Toulouse on March 22 after a 32-hour standoff.

According to prosecutor François Molins, Merah's weapons included a Sten machine gun, a Colt Python pistol, a shotgun and an Uzi submachine gun.

He used one of his three .45-caliber pistols and the Uzi submachine gun for the killings…

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