The world mourns after Charlie Hebdo attack

  • Thousands of people gather for a moment of silence to pay their respects to the victims of the deadly attack at the Paris offices of French satirical newspaper Charlie Hebdo, in Lyon, central France, Jan. 7, 2015.
  • A woman lights a candle during a gathering in Lyon, central eastern France, on Jan. 7, 2015, following an attack by unknown gunmen on the offices of the satirical weekly, Charlie Hebdo.
  • A woman cries as she holds up a pen during a vigil in Lyon on Jan. 7, 2015, following an attack by unknown gunmen on the offices of the satirical weekly, Charlie Hebdo in the capital.
  • A sign reads ‘Not Afraid’ as thousands gather for a candle light vigil on Place de la Republique in central Paris hours after the attack by two gunmen on the ‘Charly Hebdo’ headquarters in Paris, France, on Jan. 7, 2015.
  • A woman holds a candle while other people gather at a vigil in front of the French Embassy following the terrorist attack in Paris on January 7, 2015 in Berlin, Germany.
  • People hold placards reading ‘Je Suis Charli’ (I am Charlie) (R) and ‘Reporters without borders for freedom of press’ (L) during a gathering of people showing their support for the victims of the terrorist attack at French magazine Charlie Hebdo, in front of the Embassy of France on Jan. 7, 2015 in Madrid, Spain.
  • People gather on Union Square on Jan. 7, 2015 in New York in memory of the victims of the attack on the offices of the satirical weekly Charlie Hebdo in Paris.
  • A man holds a copy of weekly satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo to pay tribute during a gathering at the Place de la Republique in Paris on Jan. 7, 2015.
  • People gather at the Place de la Republique in Paris, on Jan. 7, 2015, following an attack by unknown gunmen on the offices of the satirical weekly, Charlie Hebdo.
  • People gather to light candles under large mirror panels on the Old Port of Marseille, southern France, on Jan. 7, 2015, following an attack by unknown gunmen on the offices of the satirical weekly Charlie Hebdo.
  • People gather to pay respecst for the victims of a terror attack against a satirical newspaper, in Paris on Jan. 7, 2015. Masked gunmen shouting “Allahu akbar!” stormed the Paris offices of a satirical newspaper Wednesday, killing 12 people, including the paper’s editor, before escaping in a getaway car. It was France’s deadliest terror attack in living memory. Placard reads “I am Charlie.”  
  • People light candles during a rally in support of the victims of the attack by gunmen at French satirical newspaper Charlie Hebdo at the Place de la Republique in Paris, on Jan. 7, 2015. 
  • Demonstrators hold stickers reading “I am Charlie”, during a demonstration in Paris, on Jan. 7, 2015. 
  • People wearing stickers which read “I am Charlie” hold candles to pay tribute during a gathering at the Place de la Republique in Paris on Jan. 7, 2015, following a shooting by gunmen at the offices of weekly satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo. 
  • A man holds a placard during a gathering to mark respect for the victims of a terror attack against French satirical newspaper, Charlie Hebdo, in Paris, on Jan. 7, 2015.

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The world mourned the loss of 12 people who were killed Wednesday during an ambush shooting at the offices of Charlie Hebdo, a satirical news magazine. In what has been called a terrorist attack, two masked gunmen with Kalashnikov assault weapons killed eight journalists, a guest, two police officers and a maintenance worker before fleeing the scene. France’s capital and the world have come together to support for Charlie Hebdo. A massive manhunt was underway for two men suspected in the killing. A third suspect turned himself in to police. Thousands on social media spread the hashtag #CharlieHebdo to discuss the violent act, and public gatherings and candlelight vigils have formed to mourn the victims. 

Previously: Scenes of anguish after Paris ‘terrorist attack’

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