Charlie Hebdo suspects killed in police raid

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According to my CNN news feed:

The Kouachi brothers have been killed in an operation by security forces, the mayor of Othis, France, Bernard Corneille, told CNN. Police have said Cherif Kouachi, 32, and Said Kouachi, 34, were suspects in Wednesday’s Charlie Hebdo massacre in Paris.

And from the New York Times:

French police on Friday killed the two brothers suspected of murdering 12 people at a Paris newspaper on Wednesday and freed his hostage unharmed, the authorities said. The police launched a simultaneous raid on a kosher supermarket in Paris where an alleged associate of the brothers was holding an unnamed number of hostages. At least some of hostages escaped unharmed, according to the police.

Shortly after 5 p.m., explosions and gunfire were heard at a printing plant outside of Paris where the two brothers were holding a single hostage. The brothers were killed in the assault, police…

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Paris Terror Attack Suspects Killed After Police Standoffs

TIME

Police in France brought two hostage situations to an end Friday, with the gunmen believed to have carried out a massacre at the offices of Charlie Hebdo killed in an industrial estate outside of the city, and a separate hostage-taker killed in a Kosher grocery store in Paris.

The brothers accused of carrying out the massacre at the French satirical newspaper were killed in a police siege, according to the mayor of a town near where they were cornered. The sound of gunfire and explosions could be heard on French TV.

Said and Cherif Kouachi were killed following a long standoff with police, Otis Mayor Bernard Corneille told CNN.com. The pair were believed to have been the gunmen who stormed the offices of Charlie Hebdo on Wednesday, killing a dozen people, including eight of the magazine’s staff.

The alleged attackers took a single hostage at a printing plant near Dammartin-en-Goële…

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