Two gunmen opened fire at the headquarters of the satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo in Paris on Wednesday, killing 12 people. The gunmen fled the scene shortly after carrying out the crime.
Twelve people were killed and 11 wounded when gunmen opened fire on a meeting of the magazine's editorial staff shortly before midday on Wednesday.
A Charlie Hebdo designer told L’Humanité newspaper that the gunmen who attacked the satirical magazine Wednesday had accosted her downstairs and forced her to let them into the building.
Four of France's leading cartoonists – Cabu, Charb, Tignous and Wolinski – were killed in Wednesday's deadly attack on the Charlie Hebdo satirical magazine in Paris, in which 12 were murdered.
An attack on the Paris headquarters of a French satirical magazine has left at least 12 people dead, including the Jewish caricaturist Georges Wolinski.
The French newspaper Charlie Hebdo's staple is to be provocative — poking fun at popes, presidents as well as the Prophet Mohammed.
Police were hunting three French nationals, including two brothers from the Paris region, after suspected Islamist gunmen killed 12 people at a satirical magazine on Wednesday, a police official and government source said.
Leading U.S. news outlets mostly declined to show controversial cartoons of the Muslim Prophet Mohammad on Wednesday after suspected Islamist gunmen in Paris killed 12 people at the French satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo.
Opinion and analysis
French jihadists have gone on shooting sprees before, but this time the killers were professionals, Anshel Pfeffer writes.
Amos Biderman is afraid after the attack on French satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo that killed 12.
And how will the free press feel, after it supported Edward Snowden or Julian Assange, if it discovers that closer state surveillance could have foreseen today's massacre? Seth Lipsky asks.
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