Shooting at Charlie Hebdo headquarters in Paris

At least 12 people are dead after gunmen stormed the Paris headquarters of satirical newspaper Charlie Hebdo.

    The manhunt that was sparked after an attack at the Paris headquarters of satirical newspaper Charlie Hebdo has ended after the two suspects were killed in a police raid, according to a government source. A hostage-taker at a kosher supermarket in Paris has also reportedly been killed and four hostages are dead, according to a police source.

    Here is what we know:
    - The two men, believed to be the suspects in the Charlie Hebdo attack, had taken at least one hostage at a print works in Dammartin-en-Goele
    - Shooting and loud explosions were heard at the scene prior to their deaths
    - Residents were asked to stay in their homes and schools were being evacuated near the seige
    - An 18-year-old man turned himself in following the Charlie Hebdo attack, however police are still searching for two men, brothers Cherif and Said Kouachi, aged 32 and 34, who they have called 'armed and dangerous'. The brothers were under watch by security services. The brothers are French-born sons of Algerian-born parents
    - Hostages were taken at a Paris kosher supermarket in a separate incident early Friday, according to police. There were reports that one person had been injured
    - A police officer was killed in a separate shootout on Thursday, however the shooting had not been linked to Wednesday's attack
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