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Charlie Hebdo attacks: A look back at the three days that shook France

Text by FRANCE 24

Latest update : 2016-01-07

On the morning of January 7, 2015, gunmen opened fire at the Paris offices of the Charlie Hebdo satirical weekly, killing 12 people. The attack was the first in three days of terror across the French capital that would ultimately claim 17 victims.

On the first anniversary of the Charlie Hebdo attacks in Paris, FRANCE 24 takes a look at how the terrorist attacks unfolded and the subsequent manhunt, which ended with nearly simultaneous double raids on two locations that ended hostage stand-offs.

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A timeline of the Charlie Hebdo attacks

Date created : 2016-01-06

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