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Silence across France honors victims of attack on Jewish school

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Local representatives observe a minute of silence at the courtyard of the City Hall of Toulouse, southwestern France, on March 20, 2012, one day after a shooting at a Jewish school in the city.

 

Schools across France observed a minute of silence at 11 a.m. local time (6 a.m. ET) Tuesday in memory of three children and a rabbi who were shot dead at a Jewish school in the city of Toulouse on Monday.

Read more about the hunt for the gunman, who may have filmed the attack according to information released by the country's interior minister. 

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A teacher comforts a child as they observe a minute of silence at a Jewish school in Paris on March 20, 2012 to pay tribute to the four victims killed by a gunman at a Jewish school in Toulouse on Monday.