Parliament holds minute of silence for Charlie Hebdo victims

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EU lawmakers gathered outside the European Parliament on Thursday to hold one minute of silence to pay tribute to the victims of the attack on the French weekly newspaper Charlie Hebdo.

On Wednesday, 3 suspected Islamist gunmen armed with Kalashnikov rifles burst into the newspaper’s office in Paris on Wednesday morning, killing 12 people.

EU leaders also condemned the terrorist attack calling it an “act of barbarism.”

 

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