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#JeSuisCharlie – Watch how the world paid tribute to Charlie Hebdo

Eight journalists, two police officers, a maintenance worker and a visitor were killed and eleven people were wounded, four of them seriously, in a horrific terror attack on the French satirical weekly magazine Charlie Hebdo on Wednesday.



Delhi: Eight journalists, two police officers, a maintenance worker and a visitor were killed and eleven people were wounded, four of them seriously, in a horrific terror attack on the French satirical weekly magazine Charlie Hebdo on Wednesday.

Among the dead was the paper's editor, Stephane Charbonnier and other well-known cartoonists.

The staff was in an editorial meeting and the gunmen headed straight for Charbonnier, widely known by his pen name Charb, killing him and his police bodyguard first, according to a police union spokesman.

President Francois Hollande, visiting the scene of France's deadliest such attack in more than half a century, called the assault on the weekly newspaper Charlie Hebdo "an act of exceptional barbarism."

France raised its terror alert system to the maximum attack alert and bolstered security with more than 800 extra soldiers to guard media offices, places of worship, transport and other sensitive areas.

Ever since the attack, Charlie Hebdo and JeSuis Charlie have been trending on Twitter, with people paying tribute to the dead and defending the freedom of expression.

Following are some of the sketches that was posted on the micro-blogging site:

With Agency inputs

From Zee News

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