Charlie Hebdo Terror Attack: Youngest of 3 Militants surrenders

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Paris, Jan 08: One of the three militants, who stormed the news magazine in Paris killing 12 people including the Editor, has surrendered before police. Hamyd Mourad, 18, handed himself to police after he found his name came on social media following the barbaric attack on Charlie Hebdo.

Police said that the youngest militant was arrested and taken into custody. The French police are looking for two others, who had launched the bloody attack against a satirical weekly in Paris.

The Guardian quotes French news broadcaster Itele claiming that the young suspect who surrendered before the police has claimed innocence. According to the French media reports, the alleged gunman said that he was in school at the time of the attack.

Another source also confirmed that Hamid Mourad was arrested and put in custody.

The French police released the pictures of brothers wanted over magazine massacre and the arrest warrants had been issued for Cherif Kouachi, 32 and his 34-year-old brother describing them "armed and dangerous".

The three masked gunmen suspected to be the Islamic States on Wednesday attacked the French satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo killing 12 people mostly journalists and the editor for tweeting the cartoon of ISIS leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi.

Among others, a cartoonist, who drew a controversial cartoon of the Prophet Mohammed, was also killed in the attack.

The world leaders and media groups condemned the barbaric attack on Charlie Hebdo office. Renowned British novelist JK Rowlng also condemned the attack.

The Paris shooting is part of a larger confrontation between civilisation & those opposed to a civilised world, says US Secretary of State John Kerry.

This radical idealism is spreading throughout World; all nations must take it seriously: SR Sinho, Security Expert on terror attack in Paris.


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