11 People Shot Dead At Paris Satirical Newspaper: Reports

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Eleven people have been shot dead at the offices of a satirical newspaper in Paris on Wednesday, according to French media reports, citing Paris police. France has raised an anti-terrorism alert in the greater Paris area to its highest level in the wake of the shooting at the newspaper, Charles Hedbo. The newspaper has been firebombed in the past after publishing cartoons joking about Muslim leaders, according to Reuters. Ten people have also been injured in Wednesday's shooting, reports said. French President Francois Hollande was on his way to the scene of the shooting and was expected to hold an emergency government meeting, Reuters reported.

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