French President arrived at headquarters of Paris "Charlie Hebdo"

French President arrived at headquarters of Paris "Charlie Hebdo" Francois Hollande will shortly hold an emergency government meeting
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January 7, 2015 16:36
French President arrived at headquarters of Paris Charlie Hebdo

Baku. 7 January. REPORT.AZ/ French president Francois Hollande arrived at headquarters of "Charlie Hebdo" satirical newspaper at Paris, to the place of shooting. Report informs referring to RIA Novosti Agency.

Hollande has confirmed that 11 people have been killed and four are critically injured, while at least 40 were "saved".

The numbers of victims is likely to rise, the French president added.

A witness told France Info media outlet that the assailants said We will avenge the Prophet."

"It's a massacre. There are dead!" an employee of the newspaper told French media outlet 20minutes, and then the call disconnected.

12 dead in shooting at French satirical weekly Charlie Hebdo in Paris.

Charlie Hebdo is a controversial French satirical newspaper that was under attack over the publication of caricatures of Muslim leaders and Prophet Mohammed in 2011.