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Posted at 11:58 AM ET, 03/20/2012

Toulouse school shooting: Photo released of victims

A photo has been released of three of the victims killed by a gunman at a Jewish school in Toulouse, France on Monday. Rabbi Jonathan Sandler (center) and his sons Ariel (far left) and Gabriel (far right) were killed in the attack. Here, they are shown holding hands with Jonathan’s wife and daughter, who survived.


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Sandler, 30, taught at Ozar Hatorah, the Jewish school where the shooting took place, the Associated Press reports. Sandler had also been taught there as a child. His children Gabriel, 4, and Arieh, 5, were pupils of the nearby Gan Rachi school of Toulouse.

The shooter also killed Miriam Monsonego, the seven-year-old daughter of the principal of Ozar Hatorah, on Monday, as well as three French soldiers last week.

On Tuesday, the French government imposed a high-level anti-terrorism alert as police searched for the gunman, The Post’s Ed Cody reports.

New details are emerging about the gunman, including that he may have worn a camera around his neck during shooting, according to a witness statement to investigators.

Police are also searching for a motive, with theories that he may have been a political extremist or connected to an underground network.

Read more on the attacks here.

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