Members of the French gendarmerie intervention forces arrive in Dammartin-en-Goele
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Charlie Hebdo hunt: Local resident 'very scared'

French police have surrounded a building in a northern town where two men suspected of the Charlie Hebdo massacre are said to have a hostage.

Shots were fired and several people are said to have been wounded as events unfolded in Dammartin-en-Goele, 35km (22 miles) from Paris.

The development comes nearly 48 hours after the attack on the magazine's office, when 12 people were shot dead.

Miriam Jeunet, who is sheltering in a high school, said people in the town are "very scared".

  • 09 Jan 2015
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