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Victims’ families demand inquiry into Toulouse murders

MARSEILLE, France - The families of the victims of Mohammed Merah have called for a parliamentary inquiry into failures that allowed him to murder four Jews and three soldiers in the Toulouse area.
The families’ attorney, Patrick Klugman, said the parliament should set up a committee of inquiry in light of the findings of a recent report, which named “objective failures” in the authorities’ handling of Merah, a 23-year-old Muslim radical whom police killed in a gun fight after the murders.The report by France’s police comptroller unit said the failures meant that French authorities miscalculated the threat posed by Merah.
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