Earlier today 2 masked men entered the office of Charlie Hebdo, a satirical newspaper in Paris where they killed 11 12 people. A third masked man waited for them in the car that drove them there and they drove off with. The parisian police is currently still on the hunt for the 3 masked men but seems to has lost their trail.

Charlie Hebdo has received many threats in the past. They were even attacked previously in 2011, when it was firebombed after a spoof issue showed a caricature of the prophet Muhammad on the cover.

There seems to be no information on why this attack happened today but the french president considers it a terrorist attack. Today's cover of Charlie Hebdo was this :

You can find more information and a live update here at the Guardian :

eta. sorry to post twice in a row, but this seemed far more important..