Serious attack on French school leaves four dead

Last updated at 12:47
Police and crowds walking near to a schoolReuters

A man riding a scooter has fired shots at a Jewish school in the French city of Toulouse, police say.

A teacher and three children are said to have died in the attack, according to reporters in France.

A teenage boy was also seriously injured.

The French president, Nicolas Sarkozy has gone to the scene. He said "the French Republic as a whole has been hit by this appalling tragedy".

Attacks near schools like this are extremely rare. That's why it has been such a shock.

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