Thursday, 8 January 2015

These are the men who killed 12 people and 2 policemen in a magazine office in Paris


Cherif Kouachi who is 32 and Said Kouachi 34, both from Paris, have been identified by the police as the armed men who stormed into the office of French satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo yesterday and killed 12 people, including two police officers. 18 year old Hamyd Mourad a third suspect, who didn't fire any shorts out of fear surrendered to the police late last night after seeing his name been circulated on social media. The two main suspects are still at large. The two main suspects were trained in Yemen as assassins.
One of the suspects, Cherif Kouachi and 6 others were arrested and sentenced to 3 years imprisonment for terrorism in Paris in May 2008. All seven men were accused of sending about a dozen young Frenchmen to join Abu Musab al-Zarqawi, the leader of Al Qaeda in Iraq, after funneling them through radical religious establishments in Syria and Egypt. French authorities believed Kouachi had been planning to go to Syria for training in 2005.