French trial begins of 14 accused in Charlie Hebdo massacre

Five years after Islamist terrorists shot 12 people dead in the offices of the Charlie Hebdo satirical magazine, 14 go on trial on Wednesday before a Paris court, three in absentia. Outside the offices, the terrorist rampage continued with a gunman shooting dead a policewoman and attacking a Jewish supermarket, raising the death toll to 17. This multiple outrage in January 2015 was the opening shot of a wave of jihadist attacks that rocked France and left more than 250 dead.

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