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FILE - In this March 23, 2014 file photo, a masked police officer searches for clues at terrorist Mohamed Merah's apartment building in Toulouse, southern France. To stop the stream of French youths pursuing jihad in Syria, France is preparing to do something it has never done before: Tackle terrorism at its roots before it starts, by involving schools, parents and local Muslim leaders, The Associated Press has learned. Memories are still fresh of the radical Islamic Frenchman Merah who gunned down children at a Toulouse Jewish school in 2012, after training in Afghanistan and Pakistan. (AP Photo/Remy de la Mauviniere)

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Relatives react by the coffin of Mohamed Merah during his funeral ceremony near Toulouse, France, on March 29, 2012. Mohamed Merah is blamed for a series of deadly shootings which have shocked France and upended the country's presidential race. (Associated Press)

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Demonstrators carry a giant French flag as they attend a march in Paris on Sunday, March 25, 2012, in memory of the seven victims of gunman Mohamed Merah. (AP Photo/Thibault Camus)

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The exterior of Mohamed Merah's apartment building in Toulouse, France, is seen on March 23, 2012. Mohamed Merah, who boasted of killing seven people to strike back at France, died the previous day after being shot in the head by police as he jumped out of his apartment after a fierce gunfight with police, authorities said. (Associated Press)

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Members of the media stand in front of Mohamed Merah's apartment building in Toulouse, France, Friday March 23, 2012. Mohamed Merah, who boasted of killing seven people to strike back at France died on Thursday after being shot in the head by police as he jumped out of his apartment after a fierce gunfight with police, authorities said. (AP Photo/Remy de la Mauviniere)

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"[Mohamed Merah] launches an assault, charging police through the apartment and firing at them with a Colt .45, continuing to advance, armed and firing, as he jumps from the balcony." - Prosecutor Francois Molins

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A French police officer inspects a window at Mohamed Merah's apartment in Toulouse on Thursday after the Islamic extremist, wanted in the deaths of three paratroopers, three Jewish schoolchildren and a rabbi, died in a shootout with police. He was shot in the head as he jumped out of his apartment window after a 32-hour standoff. (Associated Press)

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A French police officer inspects a window at Mohamed Merah's apartment in Toulouse on Thursday after the Islamic extremist, wanted in the deaths of three paratroopers, three Jewish schoolchildren and a rabbi, died in a shootout with police. He was shot in the head as he jumped out of his apartment window after a 32-hour standoff. (Associated Press)