Two injured in shooting at French school

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Outside view of the Alexis de Tocqueville school in Grasse, southern France, where a 16-year-old student opened fire, wounding two other students and the principal trying to intervene, Thursday, March 16, 2017. French Education Minister Najat Vallaud-Belkacem says the shooting in a high school appears to be the "insane act of a fragile young man fascinated by weapons." (AP Photo/Claude Paris)

A shooting at a high school in the small southern French town of Grasse has injured at least two people, a police source says.

The source said it was too early to say whether it was a terrorist attack but that one man had been arrested and a second was possibly being sought on Thursday.

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A police officer secures the area outside the Alexis de Toqueville high school after an attack in Grasse, southern France, Thursday, March 16, 2017. (AP Photo/Claude Paris)

Local emergency services advised residents on Twitter to stay at home. The government launched its mobile telephone application warning of a "terrorist" attack.

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School children, wrapped in blankets, wait nearby their high school in Grasse, southern France, after a 16-year-old student opened fire, wounding two other students and the principal trying to intervene, Thursday, March 16, 2017. French Education Minister Najat Vallaud-Belkacem says the shooting in a high school appears to be the "insane act of a fragile young man fascinated by weapons." (AP Photo/Philippe Farjon)

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