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Shooting at Charlie Hebdo

We have just learned that there has been a mass shooting  at Charlie Hebdo, a long-running satirical magazine.  Speaking at the newspaper’s offices in the 11th arrondissement this morning, President François Hollande characterized it as “undoubtedly a terrorist attack” and an “act of exceptional barbarism”.

According to Le Monde, two masked men entered the newspaper’s offices with automatic rifles at 11:30 am, killing 12, and injuring at least 10 others.

Read more on France 24 (English) : “Live: ‘Terrorists’ in deadly shooting at Paris HQ of French magazine”

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