Charlie Hebdo Suspects Killed

Suzanne Robertson
Two brothers were believed to be behind Wednesday's attack on French satirical newspaper Charlie Hebdo's headquarters.


Two brothers believed to be behind Wednesday's attack on the offices of French satirical newspaper Charlie Hebdo were killed on Friday, Agence France Presse reported. 

France was shaken by two hostage crises at the same time Friday morning. One was in a Paris kosher supermarket where a gunman opened fire and took at least five people hostage. Reuters reported that the gunman was killed in the police assault. Several hostages were rescued, and Reuters also reported that at least four hostages were killed.

Police also cornered brothers Cherif and Said Kouachi on Friday inside a printing house in a town near the Charles de Gaulle International Airport. Both brothers were killed. 

According to The Associated Press, the market shooters, identified as Amedy Coulibaly, and a woman named Hayet Boumddiene, threatened to hurt the hostages if police raided the building where the Kouachi brothers were holed up. Coulibaly is also believed to be a suspect in yesterday's killing of a policewoman on the southern edge of Paris.

The other suspect, Hamyd Mourad, turned himself in on Wednesday night .

The French terrorism nightmare started Wednesday when two masked and heavily armed gunmen stormed the offices of Charlie Hebdo in Paris killing 10 journalists and two policemen. 

Sources have told CNN that the Paris store siege suspect and one of the Charlie Hebdo suspects were involved in 2010 prison-break plan.