Charlie Hebdo Shooting 3 suspects identified in connection with attack

The suspects have been identified as brothers Said Kouachi and Cherif Kouachi, who are both French nationals in their early 30s, and 18-year-old Hamyd Mourad.

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Masked gunmen shown shooting a wounded police officer in Paris after a deadly attack on the offices of satirical magazine, Charlie Hebdo on Wednesday, January 7. play

Masked gunmen shown shooting a wounded police officer in Paris after a deadly attack on the offices of satirical magazine, Charlie Hebdo on Wednesday, January 7.

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Brothers, Said Kouachi and Cherif Kouachi have been identified as suspects in the deadly shooting at the Charlie Hebdo headquarters on Wednesday, January 7. play

Brothers, Said Kouachi and Cherif Kouachi have been identified as suspects in the deadly shooting at the Charlie Hebdo headquarters on Wednesday, January 7.

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Three suspects have been identified in Paris following a deadly attack on the offices of Charlie Hebdo Weekly which left 12 people dead.

The suspects have been named as brothers Said Kouachi and Cherif Kouachi, who are both French nationals in their early 30s, and 18-year-old Hamyd Mourad.

A spokesman for the French police told the Guardian journalist, Kim Willsher in Paris that the three suspects had been arrested but these reports have not been confirmed by higher authorities.

The men attacked staff of the satirical newspaper early on Wednesday, January 7, armed with Kalashnikovs and rocket launchers.

Editor Stéphane Charbonnier and colleagues Jean Cabut, Georges Wolinski, Bernard Verlhac, and Bernard Maris are among those believed to have died in the attack.

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