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Terror Alert: Female Police Officer killed in Paris

paris policeGunmen Thursday shot dead a policewoman and left another person critically injured, a day after suspected Islamists massacred 12 people in an attack on a French satirical magazine. The Thursday shooting occurred around 7.15 a.m. in Montrouge, a densely populated area of Paris.

Xinhua said a man fired at the two with an automatic rifle, leaving the two critical wounded. The municipal policewoman succumbed to her injuries. The suspect, born in 1962 and known to the police due to previous convictions, was on the run, Interior Minister Bernard Cazeneuve said at the shooting scene.

French authorities are still hunting for two brothers suspected of killing 12 people at the office of the satirical magazine “Charlie Hebdo” in Paris Wednesday. Among the dead was a cartoonist whose caricature of Prophet Mohammed triggered a huge row and forced French authorities to provide security to the magazine. (IANS)

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