Deadly Shooting at French Satirical Newspaper Office in Paris

Updated: January 07, 2015 17:06 IST

At least 10 people were killed in a shooting at the Paris offices of Charlie Hebdo, a satirical newspaper firebombed in the past after publishing cartoons in 2011 joking about Muslim leaders, French TV channel iTELE reported.

Deadly Shooting at French Satirical Newspaper Office in Paris
Armed gunmen face police officers near the offices of the French satirical newspaper Charlie Hebdo in Paris on January 7, 2015, during an attack on the offices of the newspaper.
Shooting at Paris Satirical Newspaper Office
Police officers and firefighters gather in front of the offices of the French satirical newspaper Charlie Hebdo in Paris after armed gunmen stormed the offices.
Deadly Shooting at French Satirical Newspaper Office in Paris
12 people died in a shooting at a satirical weekly newspaper in central Paris.
Deadly Shooting at French Satirical Newspaper Office in Paris
Police officers and firefighters gather in front of the offices of the French satirical newspaper Charlie Hebdo in Paris on January 7, 2015.
Deadly Shooting at French Satirical Newspaper Office in Paris
Firefighters carry an injured man on a stretcher in front of the offices of the French satirical newspaper Charlie Hebdo in Paris on January 7, 2015, after armed gunmen stormed the offices.
Deadly Shooting At Paris Satirical Newspaper Office
Firefighters carry an injured man on a stretcher in front of the offices of the French satirical newspaper Charlie Hebdo in Paris after armed gunmen stormed the offices.
Shooting at Paris Satirical Newspaper Office
A file photo taken on March 15, 2006 shows members of the French satirical newspaper Charlie Hebdo, including cartoonists Cabu (L), Charb (2nd L), Tignous (4th L) and Honore (5th L) posing in front of the then headquarters of the weekly in Paris.
Deadly Shooting at French Satirical Newspaper Office in Paris
At least 12 people were killed when gunmen armed with Kalashnikovs and a rocket-launcher opened fire in the offices of French satirical weekly Charlie Hebdo on Wednesday, said sources close to the investigation.
Deadly Shooting at French Satirical Newspaper Office in Paris
Demonstrators hold candles and stickers reading " I am Charlie", during a demonstration in Paris, Wednesday, January 7, 2015.
Deadly Shooting at French Satirical Newspaper Office in Paris
People hold signs that read in Portuguese and French "We're all Charlie" and "I am Charlie" during a gathering in solidarity with those killed in an attack at the Paris offices of the weekly newspaper Charlie Hebdo, in Sao Paulo, Brazil, Wednesday, January 7, 2015.
Deadly Shooting at French Satirical Newspaper Office in Paris
Demonstrators hold a banner reading " I am Charlie", during a demonstration at the Old Port of Marseille, southern France, Wednesday, Jan. 7, 2015, after a shooting at a French satirical newspaper in Paris.

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