At least 12 dead in Paris shooting: French media

PARIS: Twelve people including two policemen and one journalist were killed, while 10 people were injured in a shooting at the Paris offices of the satirical weekly Charlie Hebdo, already the target of a firebombing in 2011.

Five of the injured were in a critical condition, said the spokesman. Separately, the government said it was raising France´s national security level to the highest notch.

According to sources, the attackers were armed with Kalashnikovs and rocket launchers.