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Two terrorists stormed the office of a French newspaper on Wednesday and opened fire, killing 12 people. A three-day manhunt finally ended Friday when the suspects were killed, as was another man who committed separate attacks, but not before five more people were killed. The original attack targeted Charlie Hebdo, a weekly newspaper known for its cartoons and satirical, or humorous and mocking, coverage of current events. Officials believe the attack — the worst act of terrorism in France in decades — was made by French Muslims upset over published cartoons mocking the prophet Muhammad. Many Muslims believe Muhammad, the religion’s founder, should never be depicted in images.

Read more about the Charlie Hebdo attacks here.


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