Reports from France are coming out that 12 people including two polices officers. The attackers were dressed in black and were carried out the attack using kalashnikovs and apparently a rocket launcher.
The French Government have called this an attack on freedom, free speech , the freedom of the press and democracy. Police are saying that it was a well planed and carried out attack.
Charlie Hebdo had been known for pushing the boundaries such as publishing images that insulted the religion of Islam.
French police have reported that the attackers yelled “We have avenged the Prophet”.The headquarters of Charlie Hebdo is in the 11th district of Paris, not far from the Bastille monument.
more to come.