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Charlie Hebdo Shootings And Hostage Crisis (LIVE UPDATES)

08/01/2015 11:58 GMT | Updated 09/01/2015 18:59 GMT

Three terrorists behind a bloody spate of terror attacks in France have been killed after police stormed both scenes.

Charlie Hebdo killer brothers Said and Cherif Kouachi were shot after reportedly emerging from their bolt hole firing at police.

Minutes later armed officers stormed the Jewish supermarket in Paris where Amedy Coulibaly had been locked in a bloody stand off. He had threatened to kill hostages if police acted against the Kouachis.

Ambulances streamed away from both scenes after the gunfire and explosions which brought the sieges to an end.

There were reports that four hostages were killed at the supermarket, which would take the death total since Wednesday to 20.

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