BREAKING: Police Launch Assault, Explosions & Gunfire Heard at Paris Siege

16:01 Friday 9 January 2015: French security forces are now thought to be moving in on 2 brothers behind Wednesday’s magazine massacre in Paris.

The pair have been holed up with a 26 year old hostage at the Danmartin print works in a town 30 miles north east of Paris.

In the past few minutes a series of explosions and gunfire has been seen and heard in the area. The firing appeared to last for roughly ten seconds. Smoke has been seen rising from the building.

Meanwhile, a gunman – believed to be the same man that killed a female police officer yesterday morning – has taken at least six hostages at a Jewish supermarket in eastern Paris. Read the rest of this entry »