PARIS

Four people were injured Friday in a knife attack near the former headquarters of satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo in Paris.

Two of the victims are in a state of “absolute urgency”, according to statements by the police on Twitter.

Two assailants are presently on the run.

A search is underway by the local Paris police headquarters in the area of boulevard Richard Lenoir. Law enforcement has warned the public to avoid the area.

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