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Armed French gendarmes swoop on villages in manhunt for newspaper attackers

French special intervention police conduct a house-to-house search in Longpont, northeast of Paris, January 8, 2015.    REUTERS/Pascal Rossignol

French special intervention police conduct a house-to-house search in Longpont, northeast of Paris, January 8, 2015. REUTERS/Pascal Rossignol

French special intervention police conduct a house-to-house search in Longpont, northeast of Paris, January 8, 2015. REUTERS/Pascal Rossignol
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A member of the French GIPN intervention police forces secures a neighbourhood in Corcy, northeast of Paris January 8, 2015.  REUTERS/Christian Hartmann

A member of the French GIPN intervention police forces secures a neighbourhood in Corcy, northeast of Paris January 8, 2015. REUTERS/Christian Hartmann

A member of the French GIPN intervention police forces secures a neighbourhood in Corcy, northeast of Paris January 8, 2015. REUTERS/Christian Hartmann
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French special intervention police conduct a house-to-house search in Longpont, northeast of Paris, January 8, 2015.  REUTERS/Pascal Rossignol

French special intervention police conduct a house-to-house search in Longpont, northeast of Paris, January 8, 2015. REUTERS/Pascal Rossignol

French special intervention police conduct a house-to-house search in Longpont, northeast of Paris, January 8, 2015. REUTERS/Pascal Rossignol
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Members of the French GIPN intervention police forces secure a neighbourhood in Corcy, northeast of Paris January 8, 2015.  REUTERS/Christian Hartmann

Members of the French GIPN intervention police forces secure a neighbourhood in Corcy, northeast of Paris January 8, 2015. REUTERS/Christian Hartmann

Members of the French GIPN intervention police forces secure a neighbourhood in Corcy, northeast of Paris January 8, 2015. REUTERS/Christian Hartmann
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A member of the French GIPN intervention police forces secures a neighbourhood in Corcy, northeast of Paris January 8, 2015.   REUTERS/Christian Hartmann

A member of the French GIPN intervention police forces secures a neighbourhood in Corcy, northeast of Paris January 8, 2015. REUTERS/Christian Hartmann

A member of the French GIPN intervention police forces secures a neighbourhood in Corcy, northeast of Paris January 8, 2015. REUTERS/Christian Hartmann
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A Gendarmerie cordon is seen at a gas station in Villers-Cotterets, north-east of Paris, where armed suspects from the attack on French satirical weekly newspaper Charlie Hebdo were spotted in a car, January 8, 2015.
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A Gendarmerie cordon is seen at a gas station in Villers-Cotterets, north-east of Paris, where armed suspects from the attack on French satirical weekly newspaper Charlie Hebdo were spotted in a car, January 8, 2015. REUTERS/Pascal Rossignol

A Gendarmerie cordon is seen at a gas station in Villers-Cotterets, north-east of Paris, where armed suspects from the attack on French satirical weekly newspaper Charlie Hebdo were spotted in a car, January 8, 2015. REUTERS/Pascal Rossignol
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Police take charge of a woman at the scene of a shooting in the street of Montrouge near Paris January 8, 2015.    REUTERS/Charles Platiau

Police take charge of a woman at the scene of a shooting in the street of Montrouge near Paris January 8, 2015. REUTERS/Charles Platiau

Police take charge of a woman at the scene of a shooting in the street of Montrouge near Paris January 8, 2015. REUTERS/Charles Platiau
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Police investigators work at the scene of a shooting in the street of Montrouge near Paris January 8, 2015.    REUTERS/Charles Platiau

Police investigators work at the scene of a shooting in the street of Montrouge near Paris January 8, 2015. REUTERS/Charles Platiau

Police investigators work at the scene of a shooting in the street of Montrouge near Paris January 8, 2015. REUTERS/Charles Platiau
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Armed French intervention police prepare their gear at the scene of a shooting in the street of Montrouge near Paris January 8, 2015.   REUTERS/Christian Hartmann

Armed French intervention police prepare their gear at the scene of a shooting in the street of Montrouge near Paris January 8, 2015. REUTERS/Christian Hartmann

Armed French intervention police prepare their gear at the scene of a shooting in the street of Montrouge near Paris January 8, 2015. REUTERS/Christian Hartmann
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Members of French special police forces of Research and Intervention Brigade (BRI) are seen at the scene of a shooting in the street of Montrouge near Paris January 8, 2015. A policewoman was killed in a shootout in southern Paris on Thursday, triggering searches in the area as the manhunt widened for two brothers suspected of killing 12 people at a satirical magazine in an apparent Islamist militant strike. REUTERS/Charles Platiau

Members of French special police forces of Research and Intervention Brigade (BRI) are seen at the scene of a shooting in the street of Montrouge near Paris January 8, 2015. A policewoman was killed in a shootout in southern Paris on Thursday,...more

Members of French special police forces of Research and Intervention Brigade (BRI) are seen at the scene of a shooting in the street of Montrouge near Paris January 8, 2015. A policewoman was killed in a shootout in southern Paris on Thursday, triggering searches in the area as the manhunt widened for two brothers suspected of killing 12 people at a satirical magazine in an apparent Islamist militant strike. REUTERS/Charles Platiau
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Armed French intervention police and firemen gather at the scene of a shooting in the street of Montrouge near Paris January 8, 2015.    REUTERS/Charles Platiau

Armed French intervention police and firemen gather at the scene of a shooting in the street of Montrouge near Paris January 8, 2015. REUTERS/Charles Platiau

Armed French intervention police and firemen gather at the scene of a shooting in the street of Montrouge near Paris January 8, 2015. REUTERS/Charles Platiau
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A call for witnesses released by the Paris Prefecture de Police January 8, 2015 shows the photos of two brothers, who are considered armed and dangerous, and are actively being sought in the investigation of the shooting at the Paris offices of satirical weekly newspaper Charlie Hebdo on Wednesday. REUTERS/Paris Prefecture de Police/Handout via Reuters

A call for witnesses released by the Paris Prefecture de Police January 8, 2015 shows the photos of two brothers, who are considered armed and dangerous, and are actively being sought in the investigation of the shooting at the Paris offices of...more

A call for witnesses released by the Paris Prefecture de Police January 8, 2015 shows the photos of two brothers, who are considered armed and dangerous, and are actively being sought in the investigation of the shooting at the Paris offices of satirical weekly newspaper Charlie Hebdo on Wednesday. REUTERS/Paris Prefecture de Police/Handout via Reuters
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A French policemen inspects an abandoned suitcase in front of a building of Strasbourg's university, January 8, 2015, the day after a shooting at the Paris offices of Charlie Hebdo. REUTERS/Vincent Kessler

A French policemen inspects an abandoned suitcase in front of a building of Strasbourg's university, January 8, 2015, the day after a shooting at the Paris offices of Charlie Hebdo. REUTERS/Vincent Kessler

A French policemen inspects an abandoned suitcase in front of a building of Strasbourg's university, January 8, 2015, the day after a shooting at the Paris offices of Charlie Hebdo. REUTERS/Vincent Kessler
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