Vigils held across Europe in support of Charlie Hebdo, press freedom (PHOTOS)
Published time: January 07, 2015 20:16
Paris witnessed a large rally on Place de la République, which is located close to the office of the satirical newspaper Charlie Hebdo.
Masked gunmen stormed the Paris office of Charlie Hebdo on Wednesday morning. Ten journalists and two policemen were killed. Police said that three gunmen carried out the assault. They are still at large, while Paris is on high alert.
READ MORE: Paris manhunt: 3 gunmen at large, 12 shot dead at Charlie Hebdo offices
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People mourned the victims by lighting candles and holding up pens in a show of support for press freedom.