Charlie Hebdo Paris hostage-takings

CBC News gives the latest updates from two hostage situations linked to the Charlie Hebdo mass shooting in Paris. CBC News has reporters at both scenes.

  • Shooting suspects, brothers Cherif Kouachi, 32, and Said Kouachi, 34, killed in police raid in town of Dammartin-en-Goele, about 40 kilometres northeast of Paris. 
  • One hostage reported freed and safe.
  • Second police raid launched at hostage-taking at kosher market in eastern Paris. Hostage-taker is dead, police said.
  • Four hostages confirmed dead.
  • French President Francois Hollande calls for unity after crisis ends.

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