Friday, 9 January 2015
PARIS TERROR: THREE TERRORISTS AND FOUR HOSTAGES DEAD BUT FEMALE ACCOMPLICE STILL ON THE RUN
Three Islamic jihadists were dead today after special forces brought an end to more than two days of massacre which left at least 17 dead in France. Said (bottom right) and Cherif (top right) Kouachi, the brothers who had assassinated 12 people at satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo, died in a blaze of gunfire (right) at a printworks near Paris where they held one hostage, who survived.
Moments later, dozens of commandos (left) stormed a Jewish grocery in east Paris where accomplice Amedey Coulibaly (top left) was threatening to kill a number of terrified hostages including women and children. The 32-year-old, responsible for the death of a woman police officer on Thursday, was also killed in the assault. But his girlfriend and accomplice, Hayat Boumeddiene (bottom left) - described as 'armed and dangerous' is on the run.
Tragically, four hostages were killed while another five were seriously wounded.