Mohammed Merah

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TO GO WITH AFP STORY BY DOMINIQUE BEAUJOUIN Alessandro Vargas, the... News Photo2012 Midi-Pyrenees Shootings,Arrest,Book,Explaining,France,Gunman,Haute-Garonne,Islam,Law,Mohammed Merah,Murder,Neighbor,Police Force,Serial Killings,Terrorism,Toulouse,Vertical,Violence,WritingPhotographer Collection: AFP 2013 AFPTO GO WITH AFP STORY BY DOMINIQUE BEAUJOUIN Alessandro Vargas, the next-door neighbour of late Islamist gunman Mohamed Merah, explains why he 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 ON mARCH 21 AND 22, 2012. AFP PHOTO/REMY GABALDA (Photo credit should read REMY GABALDA/AFP/Getty Images)