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Terrorism could be motive behind killing of three soldiers in France.

Extra vigilance has been ordered at barracks in south-west France Photo Credit AFP

French troops stationed in the country’s south-west have been told not to wear their uniforms when off base, reports say.

The order comes after two paratroopers were shot dead and a third injured as they used a cash-point in the south-western town of Montauban on Thursday.

Investigators are linking this to the killing of a paratrooper in Toulouse on Sunday.

France’s defence minister has said no theories are being ruled out.

Asked if terrorism could be the motive, Gerard Longuet said: “Nothing permits us to rule out one theory or another.” READ MORE HERE