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More Firing in Paris, Some People held Hostage

Paris, Jan 09: A number of shots were fired in north-east Paris when the cops chased a car suspecting the attackers who killed 12 people mostly journalists at French news weekly Charlie Hebdo. However, no casualty was reported yet.

During a car chase, the attackers fired randomly in the same area where police were hunting for two brothers accused of launching barbaric attack on the French satirical magazine on Jan 7.

The two main suspects in the shootings at the magazine's headquarters are Said Kouachi, 34 and Cherif Kouachi, 32, while the third suspect has surrendered before the police a day after the attack. Police claimed that the surrendered terrorist is cooperating in the operation.

French Interior Minister Bernard Cazeneuve while addressing reporters admitted that an operation to nab the Charlie Hebdo killers is underway in Paris.
 
The fugitive suspects are French-born sons of Algerian-born parents, both in their early 30s, and already under police surveillance.

Police sources said that two suspects have been seen in the town of the north-east of Paris. Police suspected that the Charlie Hebdo attackers are holding at least one hostage in north east of Paris.

According to reports, the suspects are hiding with the hostage in a warehouse in Dammartin En Goelle area. French Police convoy, helicopters rushed to the scene of operation to detain the shooting suspects.

However, it is not yet confirmed over how many people are being held hostage.

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