Four Paris Hostages Dead, Police Officers Injured


January 9, 2015 11:13am PST

French police have killed a gunman linked to the mass murder at Charlie Hebdo, who had taken hostages in an intense standoff with authorities.

32-year-old Amedy Coulibaly was killed in an explosion at a kosher supermarket on the eastern edge of Paris on Friday evening.

Four hostages were killed, others were injured, while some escaped unharmed. Two police officers were also injured.

Written by Jodi Swan


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