Mohammed Merah

 

 

Age: 23

 

Summary: French-born Algerian jihadist and mass murderer who shot and killed three French soldiers and four Jewish civilians during a series of three violent gun attacks in the French region of Toulouse-Montauban in an apparent retaliation against the French Army for its involvement in the war in Afghanistan and to avenge the deaths of Palestinian children by attacking a Jewish school.

 

 

Cause of Death: Shot to death during a standoff

 

Born: October 10, 1988

 

Died: March 22, 2012

 

Location: Toulouse, France