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    A member of the RAID (Search, Assistance, Intervention, Deterrence) French police unit gestures near the Tocqueville high school in the southern French town of Grasse, on March 16, 2017 following a shooting that left eight people injured

    Elite Unit of French Police Launched Op in Strasbourg (VIDEO)

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    Previously, authorities published the photo of 29-year-old French citizen Cherif Chekatt, who is suspected of committing the shooting. According to French Interior Minister Christophe Castaner, a total of 720 people have been mobilized to find him.

    The RAID unit of the French police launched an operation in Neudorf, Strasbourg, Reuters reported on Thursday. According to the agency, the officers are undertaking a manhunt for the suspect, who allegedly killed three people and injured at least 13 in a shooting attack at a Christmas market on Tuesday.

    It is currently unclear whether police have located the shooter.

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