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Police kill two top suspects in Charlie Hebdo shootings

Joseph McCormick January 9, 2015

French police have stormed two sites at which hostages were being held, and two suspects in the Charlie Hebdo shootings this week are believed to have been killed.

According to reports, gunshots and explosions took place at a warehouse in Dammartin-en-Goele, where two suspects in the killings, which left 12 dead, were holding at least one hostage.

The two suspects, reported by French press as Cherif and Said Kouachi, were killed in the raid.

Similarly, explosions and gunshots were heard at a kosher supermarket in Paris, at Porte de Vincennes, where another gunman had held several hostages.

He is also believed to be linked to the other suspects, and was also shot dead by police.

Hostages were seen coming out of the supermarket, however at least four hostages are believed to have been killed,

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