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60 Dead and 100 hostages in Paris attack – French Media Video

60 Dead and 100 hostages in Paris attack – French Media Video
November 13
23:26 2015

Associated Press

At least 35 people were killed Friday in shootings and explosions around Paris, many of them in a popular concert hall where patrons were taken hostage, police and medical officials said.

A police official said 11 people were killed in a Paris restaurant in the 10th arrondissement, and others said at least twice that number died elsewhere, primarily in the Bataclan concert hall, where the hostages were taken. It was unclear how many people were in the hall; one official said there were around 100 while another said there were far fewer.

The officials spoke on condition of anonymity because they were not authorized to be publicly named in the quickly moving investigation.

Also late Friday, two explosions were heard outside the Stade de France stadium north of Paris during a France-Germany friendly football match.

A police official confirmed one explosion in a bar near the stadium. It was not known if there were casualties.

Via Twitter, police are telling Parisians to avoid leaving home unless absolutely necessary and to go to hotels and other public places if they are in need of shelter.

The Associated Press also reported the U.S. Homeland Security Department officials are monitoring the attacks in Paris said there is no known, credible threat against the United States at this time.

— CNBC’s Ritika Shah and Jacob Pramuk contributed to this report.



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