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The attacks began at the Charlie Hebdo magazine offices in Paris on January 7

The attacks began at the Charlie Hebdo magazine offices in Paris on January 7

The attacks began at the Charlie Hebdo magazine offices in Paris on January 7

Four people including a policewoman are in custody over links to the attacks that terrorised Paris earlier this year, F rench police and security officials said.

The two officials said one man who was detained had ties to Amedy Coulibaly, the gunman who killed a policewoman on January 8 and then four more people at a kosher supermarket on January 9 before being killed by security forces. They said the man's girlfriend, a policewoman, is also in custody.

The officials had no details about the two others in custody.

No-one besides three dead gunmen have been linked directly to the January 7-9 attacks at the satirical newspaper Charlie Hebdo and the market, which left 20 people dead, including the gunmen.

Coulibaly's widow left for Syria days before the attacks.

No-one with ties to Said or Cherif Kouachi, the brothers who killed 12 people at Charlie Hebdo, is in custody or has been formally sought since the attacks.