Bomb Attack on French satirical paper Charlie Hebdo

The offices of the French satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo have been destroyed by a petrol bomb.

It comes a day after the publication named the Prophet Muhammad as its "editor-in-chief" for its next issue.

Its cover carried a caricature of the Prophet making a facetious comment.

The magazine said the move was intended to "celebrate" the victory of an Islamist party in last month's Tunisian elections.

Charlie Hebdo's publisher and editor-in-chief, known as Charb, said: "We no longer have a newspaper. All our equipment has been destroyed."

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