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France: Schools evacuated close to Dammartin-en-Goele siege00:52

France: Schools evacuated close to Dammartin-en-Goele siege

France, Dammartin-en-Goele, Paris
January 9, 2015 at 21:21 GMT +00:00 · Published

Dozens of local Dammartin-en-Goele residents including schoolchildren were evacuated in large buses on Friday.

The stand-off currently taking place near Charles-de-Gaulle Airport has resulted in two runways being closed due to the situation. The two shooters are gunmen are currently holed up in a print works in the industrial estate. Hundreds of international press vehicles and staff were diverted by police to a clearing that overlooks a road 2 km (1.24 miles) from Charles de Gaulle airport as the siege locked down the area.

Twelve people, including two police officers, were killed and several more critically injured when armed gunmen opened fire at Charlie Hebdo magazine's HQ in central Paris. The men, dressed in black commando outfits, entered the building and fired a number of rounds from Kalashnikov assault rifles. They fled in a stolen car following a shoot-out with police.

France: Schools evacuated close to Dammartin-en-Goele siege00:52
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Dozens of local Dammartin-en-Goele residents including schoolchildren were evacuated in large buses on Friday.

The stand-off currently taking place near Charles-de-Gaulle Airport has resulted in two runways being closed due to the situation. The two shooters are gunmen are currently holed up in a print works in the industrial estate. Hundreds of international press vehicles and staff were diverted by police to a clearing that overlooks a road 2 km (1.24 miles) from Charles de Gaulle airport as the siege locked down the area.

Twelve people, including two police officers, were killed and several more critically injured when armed gunmen opened fire at Charlie Hebdo magazine's HQ in central Paris. The men, dressed in black commando outfits, entered the building and fired a number of rounds from Kalashnikov assault rifles. They fled in a stolen car following a shoot-out with police.

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