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France: 100,000 gather in support of Charlie Hebdo victims01:03

France: 100,000 gather in support of Charlie Hebdo victims

France, Marseille
January 10, 2015 at 09:52 GMT +00:00 · Published

About 100,000 people gathered in support of the victims of the Charlie Hebdo killings in Marseille, Saturday. Supporters of all ages attended the rally and brought placards and banners featuring slogans including"I am Charlie" and "Muslims against fundamentalism."

A number of events in support of the victims are expected to take place throughout France, including a solidarity march in Paris on Sunday which is to be attended by a number of European political leaders.

Twelve people were killed on Wednesday as gunmen stormed the Charlie Hebdo HQ in Paris. A police woman was killed on Thursday and four people were shot dead in a kosher grocery store on Friday. Police raids killed three suspects - Cherif and Said Kouachi, believed to be the shooters in the Charlie Hebdo attack and Amedy Coulibaly, the man believed to be responsible for the killing of the police officer on Thursday.

Hayat Boumeddiene, partner of Coulibaly, is still at large and the subject of a large police operation.

France: 100,000 gather in support of Charlie Hebdo victims01:03
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About 100,000 people gathered in support of the victims of the Charlie Hebdo killings in Marseille, Saturday. Supporters of all ages attended the rally and brought placards and banners featuring slogans including"I am Charlie" and "Muslims against fundamentalism."

A number of events in support of the victims are expected to take place throughout France, including a solidarity march in Paris on Sunday which is to be attended by a number of European political leaders.

Twelve people were killed on Wednesday as gunmen stormed the Charlie Hebdo HQ in Paris. A police woman was killed on Thursday and four people were shot dead in a kosher grocery store on Friday. Police raids killed three suspects - Cherif and Said Kouachi, believed to be the shooters in the Charlie Hebdo attack and Amedy Coulibaly, the man believed to be responsible for the killing of the police officer on Thursday.

Hayat Boumeddiene, partner of Coulibaly, is still at large and the subject of a large police operation.

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