During the Paris terror crisis, two hostage takers have possibly turned into four; three dead and one is wanted. The French terrorists attacked Charlie Hebdo, a French magazine. Brothers Cherif and Said Kouachi charged the magazine and proceeded to gun down 12 hostages, including French police. A nearby kosher grocery store in eastern Paris was also a prison for hostages that included a man Amedy Coulibaly, 32, of African decent and his accomplice/girlfriend, Hayat Boumeddiene, 26, whom both were linked to the brothers.

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French police and SWAT teams let off a series of explosions in order to gain access into the building where the terrorists continued to hold hostages. The Kouachi brothers exclaimed that they wanted to die as martyrs and that they did.

Coulibaly and his girlfriend, whom are being linked to the death of a French municipal policewoman on Thursday went into the kosher grocery store, and yelled, “You know who I am” before letting off some rounds. Police said some people have been injured at or around the kosher grocery store, although it is unclear if this was because of shots fired before the hostage-taking.

Mr. Coulibaly was convicted in December 2013 for plotting to help a convicted terrorist escape from prison, Paris prosecutors said.

The younger Kouachi brother, Cherif, was detained in May 2010 on suspicion that he had taken part in Mr. Coulibaly’s plot. But he was released later that year because prosecutors said they lacked evidence to keep him. Mr. Coulibaly was released from prison a few months ago.

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