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French Police Kill 3 Gunmen to End Hostage Crises

The brutal killings of 12 people in a coordinated attack against the French satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo by suspected Islamic militants has raised concerns about transnational networks of radicalized fighters — inspired or even directed by al-Qaida groups. Counteterrorism officials face difficulties in trying to track the hundreds of people leaving to train on the battlefields of Yemen, Iraq and Syria, then quietly slipping back to their home nations. VOA's Sharon Behn reports.