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Paris Terror Attacks: What’s Known so Far

France is in shock following unprecedented terrorist attacks in Paris. (Image: Complex via  Screenshot/YouTube)
France is in shock following unprecedented terrorist attacks in Paris. (Image: Complex via Screenshot/YouTube)

In January this year, Islamic terrorists killed 16 people in Paris, and now terror has revisited the French capital 10-fold with over 120 people being killed in multiple terrorist attacks that occurred on Friday night.

As yet unidentified terrorists committed six coordinated shooting and bombing attacks against civilians late in the evening, the worst one being carried out at a concert hall where it’s believed over a hundred people were massacred.

At least one report says that Islamic State has claimed responsibility for the attacks.

Multiple reports say that IS supporters have been celebrating the killings.

See a video summary from Complex news about the attacks:

Here is what is known so far:

  • French officials say at least 129 people were killed; among that number, 112 were killed at the Bataclan concert venue.
  • BFMTV reported that French police stormed the concert hall and ended the siege. Two attackers were reportedly killed and that at least 100 concert goers were saved.
  • Other attacks targeted restaurants and bars across the city.
  • There was one suicide bomb attack at the Stade de France, just outside Paris.
  • Deputy Mayor Patrick Klugman told CNN the death toll is going to rise significantly: “We are facing an unknown and historic situation in Paris.”
  • Seven terrorists have reportedly been killed. All the terrorists believed directly involved in the killings are believed to be dead.
  • France has declared a national state of emergency, and has closed its borders, reports the BBC.

See President Obama deliver a statement from The White House on the Paris attacks:

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