Mohammed Merah

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TO GO WITH AFP STORY BY DOMINIQUE BEAUJOUIN Alessandro Vargas and his... News Photo2012 Midi-Pyrenees Shootings,Adult,Arrest,Book,Explaining,France,Gunman,Haute-Garonne,Horizontal,Human Settlement,Islam,Law,Mohammed Merah,Murder,Neighbor,Police Force,Serial Killings,Terrorism,Toulouse,Violence,Wife,Women,WritingPhotographer Collection: AFP 2013 AFPTO GO WITH AFP STORY BY DOMINIQUE BEAUJOUIN Alessandro Vargas (R) and his wife Viviana, the next-door neighbours of late Islamist gunman Mohamed Merah, explain why they wrote the book entitled 'Etat de Siege' (State of Siege) on March 2, 2013 in Toulouse, southwestern France, a year after the assault by special police forces unit (RAID) onto their building to arrest Merah. Frenchman of Algerian descent Mohamed Merah, 23, a self-described Al-Qaeda sympathizer, who killed a rabbi, three Jewish schoolchildren and three French paratroopers, was shot dead in a police siege in Toulouse. AFP PHOTO/REMY GABALDA (Photo credit should read REMY GABALDA/AFP/Getty Images)