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Terror attack in France: police exchange with terrorists, there are victims

This morning police exchange with terrorists who may have committed a terrorist act in the Paris downtown January 7.

Today morning local time shooting in France continued – the suspects in a terrorist attack in Paris exchanged fire with the police. As a result, two people were killed and 20 were wounded. It is reported that the terrorists took hostages.

According to Le Parisien, two brothers, suspected of committing a terrorist act, are located in Damarten en Goel, in Seine-et-Marne. It is known that they are holding several hostages.

The daily Le Figaro reports at least one hostage.

The fire-fight between the police and the suspects began about 9 am local time. It is reported that at the moment, two of the wounded are taken to the hospital.

Also, the local media reported that GIGN representatives have entered into negotiations with the terrorists.

It is to be recalled that January 7, in the Paris downtown the unknown opened fire near the editorial office of the satirical weekly Charlie Hebdo and killed 12 people.

According to French media reports, one of the law enforcement officers was killed on the scene, the other one died later from the wounds.

In addition, seven people more are wounded, four of them are in serious condition.

The terrorists, who attacked the Paris editorial office of Charlie Hebdo, have confirmed the speculation that the people were killed because of the caricature of Prophet Muhammad drawn in Charlie Hebdo's editorial office back in 2012.

The survivors of the attack stated it. Also, in the network there is a fragment of a footage made during the attack, where the words of revenge can be heard.

"We have avenged Prophet Muhammad. We have killed Charlie Hebdo," Islamic terrorists shouted.

Later it became known that one of the suspects turned himself in to the law enforcement agency, but it turned out he had an alibi.

Yesterday, police arrested seven suspects.