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12 dead in shooting at French satirical weekly Charlie Hebdo in Paris (PHOTOS, VIDEOS)

Twelve people, 10 journalists and two policemen, have been killed, and 10 others wounded in the shooting massacre at the Paris headquarters of satirical newspaper Charlie Hebdo. Three of the wounded are in critical condition.

French President Francois Hollande arrived at the scene of the shooting, and will shortly hold an emergency government meeting, according to Reuters, citing a source at the president’s office.

Hollande also stated that « several terrorist attacks have been prevented in recent weeks. »

Security levels in Paris have been stepped up.
Amchai Stein, the deputy editor of Israeli IBA Channel 1, has been posting photos from the scene of the shooting.

« Two black-hooded men entered the building with Kalashnikovs. A few minutes later we heard lots of shots, » a witness told local TV station iTele, adding that the men were then seen…

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