The massacre of Charlie Hebdo in Paris

12 people were killed in a newspaper satirist by fanatical Islamists, still sought: while there were demonstrations across Europe.

In the seat of the French satirical weekly Charlie Hebdo, in Paris, there was a terrorist attack around 11.30 am on Wednesday. French police have confirmed that there are 12 dead and several wounded four in serious condition. Among the dead is also designers Georges Wolinski, one of the most famous French satirical cartoonists of the past half century, and Charb (Stéphane Charbonnier), director of Charlie Hebdo since 2009. Two hooded men dressed in black entered and fired Kalashnikovs. Then fled, killing a police officer outside the building. Hours from the French police looking for them, with searches that were conducted in several cities of France in the night between Wednesday and Thursday. Authorities have released the names and mug shots of the two persons accused of having carried out the attack, and are Cherif Said Kouachi, two brothers. A third person, say the French media, would costituta after seeing his name mentioned by newspapers and television: it is not clear whether he had a direct involvement in the affair.

The headquarters of the newspaper is located in Rue Nicolas Appert, in the eleventh arrondissement, just north of the Place des Vosges and Bastille. Every Wednesday at 10 is held there an editorial meeting: were thus present more people than usual. Charlie Hebdo is a French satirical weekly founded in the seventies, guidance and libertarian left. In November 2011 the seat of Charlie Hebdo in Paris had been destroyed by a Molotov cocktail, after the preparation had announced the appointment of Mohammed symbolic as director of the next number.