Manhunt for 'far right extremists'

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French police have launched a major manhunt. Credit: Twitter: Richard Gaisford

A vigil was held overnight at the Ozar Hatorah Jewish school in Toulouse where three children and a Rabbi were shot dead.

Southwest France is on highest terror alert. The massive police manhunt is focusing on far right extremists; including three former soldiers.

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Mourners leave flowers and toys around the Ozar Hatorah school in Toulouse Credit: Twitter: Richard Gaisford

Toulouse has a large Jewish and Muslim population.

Police have said the same gun was used in all three of the recent attacks in the area.

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