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Several Injured in School Shooting in French Town of Grasse

Several Injured in School Shooting in French Town of Grasse

A smartphone displaying French government attack alert relating to a shooting at a school in Grasse. Photograph: Damien Meyer/AFP/Getty Images
Several people have been injured in a school shooting in the southern French City of Grasse, according to police sources.
According to French TV, a 17-year-old boy who was holding several weapons has opened fire on the headmaster of the school and on two other people, injuring them lightly. The boy was arrested by the French police
The government has warned citizens in Grasse town not to leave homes as a result of the shooting. Anti-Terrorist commandos are now at the scene.
Several terrorist attacks have taken place in France over the past few months. The Islamic State claimed responsibility for the vast majority of these attacks.
No one has yet claimed responsibility for the Grasse school attack.
This story is developing..

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