Charlie Hebdo Gunmen and Paris Super-Mart Hostage-Taker Killed: 10 Developments

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Charlie Hebdo Gunmen and Paris Super-Mart Hostage-Taker Killed: 10 Developments

Smoke rises from site where the two suspects were holed up. (Agence France Presse)

Paris:  After twin sieges erupted in France, the police have killed two suspects in the Charlie Hebdo attack and an alleged associate of theirs who had taken hostages at a supermarket in Paris. Four of the hostages at the supermarket siege have also been killed, a police source told news agency Reuters.
Here are the 10 latest developments
  1. The suspects in the attacks on the satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo were holed up for hours in a building North East of Paris. They had one hostage with them.
  2. The hostage has reportedly been rescued safely.
  3. The police stormed the building. SWAT teams were seen on the roof.
  4. The suspects were Islamist brothers who told negotiators they wanted to die as "martyrs".
  5. They  came out firing on French security forces, according to news agency AFP.
  6. A gunman who took several hostages at a grocery store had said he would kill people if security forces stormed the building in which the brothers were holed up.
  7. The police went into the grocery store in what appeared to be a coordinated operation with the assault on the brothers.
  8. People were seen leaving the grocery store soon after. At least four hostages were killed, a police source told news agency Reuters.
  9. On Wednesday, 12 people were shot dead allegedly  by the brothers named Cherif Kouachi 32 and Said Kouachi at the Paris office of Charlie Hebdo.
  10. The massacre was allegedly in revenge for cartoons printed by the magazine of the Prophet Mohammed.

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