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France under Islamist Jihadist siege: twelve assassinated. President Hollande said several terror attacks thwarted in recent weeks.

Paris under siege. Photo Credit The Telegraph

Paris under siege. Photo Credit The Telegraph

Masked gunmen with automatic weapons opened fire in the offices of a French satirical newspaper on Wednesday in Paris, the police said, killing 12 people and then escaping in a car.

President François Hollande said the attack on the weekly, Charlie Hebdo, was “without a doubt” an act of terrorism and raised the nationwide terror alert to its highest status. He said that several terrorist attacks had been thwarted in recent weeks. READ ARTICLE HERE