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A hostage taking at a kosher grocery store and a printing building in Dammartin-en-Goele

A still image from video shows an explosion lighting the front of a kosher supermarket as French police special forces launch their assault near the Porte de Vincennes in eastern Paris.

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A screengrab taken from an AFP TV video shows French police special forces launching the assault at a kosher grocery store in Porte de Vincennes, Paris

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Members of the French police special forces evacuate the hostages after launching the assault at a kosher grocery store in Porte de Vincennes, eastern Paris, on January 9, 2015 where at least two people were shot dead during a hostage-taking drama.

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A security officer directs released hostages after they stormed a kosher market to end a hostage situation, Paris.

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Rescue workers enter after police forces stormed the kosher store where a gunman held several hostages, in Paris.

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View of members of the French police special forces launching the assault at a kosher grocery store in Porte de Vincennes, eastern Paris.

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French commandos (C) launch an assault as smoke rises from a building in Dammartin-en-Goele, north-east of Paris, where two brothers suspected of killing 12 people in an Islamist attack on French satirical newspaper Charlie Hebdo held one person hostage as police cornered the gunmen.

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Members of the French police forces taking position by the kosher grocery store in Saint-Mande, near Porte de Vincennes, eastern Paris.

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In an undated handout photo, from left, Cherif Kouachi and Said Kouachi, both suspected of a deadly attack on a satirical newspaper in Paris, and Hayat Boumeddiene and Amedy Coulibaly, who police say are suspects in connection with the killing of a female police officer in Montrouge, France.

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French police arrest young people on a scooter as they arrive near the scene of a hostage taking at a kosher supermarket in eastern Paris January 9, 2015. Several people were taken hostage at a kosher supermarket in eastern Paris on Friday.

Youssef Boudlal/Reuters

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French police arrest young people on a scooter as they arrive near the scene of a hostage taking at a kosher supermarket in eastern Paris.

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French special forces sharp shooters take position on a rooftop of the complex at the scene of a hostage taking at an industrial zone in Dammartin-en-Goele, northeast of Paris.

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French police special forces evacuate local residents in Saint-Mande, near Porte de Vincennes, eastern Paris.

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French intervention police take up position near the scene of a hostage taking at a kosher supermarket in eastern Paris .

Youssef Boudlal/Reuters

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French police and a fire truck are seen on a road in Dammartin-en-Goele, north-east of Paris, where two brothers suspected of slaughtering 12 people in an Islamist attack on French satirical newspaper Charlie Hebdo held one person hostage as police cornered the gunmen.

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French special forces take position on a rooftop of the complex at the scene of a hostage taking at an industrial zone in Dammartin-en-Goele, northeast of Paris January 9, 2015.

Pascal Rossignol/Reuters

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A member of the police force aims as he mans a position at Porte de Vincennes, eastern Paris.

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Vehicles are blocked on the ''peripherique" (circular road) at Porte de Vincennes, east of Paris, after at least one person was injured when a gunman opened fire at a kosher grocery store.

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French President Francois Hollande (C) arrives with Prime Minister Manuel Valls (2ndL) and Interior Minister Bernard Cazeneuve to hold a crisis meeting with French prefects at the Interior Ministry in Paris January 9, 2015.

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French police officers stand guard outside Paris' main mosque on January 9, 2015 in Paris, as faithfuls enter for the Friday prayer, two days after an Islamist attack on French satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo by armed gunmen in which 12 died and 11 were injured, in the deadliest attack in France in half a century.

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