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A security officer directs released hostages after they stormed a kosher market to end a hostage situation in Paris (AP)

A security officer directs released hostages after they stormed a kosher market to end a hostage situation in Paris (AP)

A helicopter flies over a building where the suspects of a shooting at a Paris newspaper office were holed up (AP)

A helicopter flies over a building where the suspects of a shooting at a Paris newspaper office were holed up (AP)

Security officers escort released hostages after they stormed a kosher market to end a hostage situation in Paris (AP)

Security officers escort released hostages after they stormed a kosher market to end a hostage situation in Paris (AP)

Police and army forces take positions in Dammartin-en-Goele, north east of Paris, as part of an operation to seize two heavily armed suspects (AP)

Police and army forces take positions in Dammartin-en-Goele, north east of Paris, as part of an operation to seize two heavily armed suspects (AP)

Hooded police officers walk on the closed ringroad that circles Paris near a hostage-taking situation at a kosher market (AP)

Hooded police officers walk on the closed ringroad that circles Paris near a hostage-taking situation at a kosher market (AP)

Said Kouachi, along with Cherif Kouachi are the two prime suspects in the Paris terror attack (Judicial Police of Paris/PA)

Said Kouachi, along with Cherif Kouachi are the two prime suspects in the Paris terror attack (Judicial Police of Paris/PA)

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A security officer directs released hostages after they stormed a kosher market to end a hostage situation in Paris (AP)

F our people who died in an attack against a Paris kosher grocery were killed when the assailant entered the store - not when police tried to rescue them.

Paris prosecutor Francois Molins also said that several people have been handed preliminary charges in the investigation following the three-day rampage that has terrified France.

They include family members of the three suspects, who were killed by police today.

He said that gunman Amedy Coulibaly killed four people when he entered the kosher market in eastern Paris today. Fifteen hostages in the store were later set free.

Mr Molins added that one of the two gunmen in the other stand-off today was wounded in the throat in a shoot-out with police before being killed later.

PA Media