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Everything You Need To Know So Far About The Paris Attack
Source: ASSOCIATED PRESS
Published: Nov 14, 2015

Gunmen and bombers attacked busy restaurants, bars and a concert hall at locations around Paris on Friday evening, killing at least 153 people in what a shaken President Francois Hollande described as an “unprecedented terrorist attack”.

Source: AFP
Source: AFP

The French President François Hollande closed the nation’s border and issued a state of emergency. People were urged to evacuate the streets and stay inside their respective homes.

Source: ASSOCIATED PRESS
Source: ASSOCIATED PRESS

A total of six locations were attacked. Attack sites:

  1. Bataclan concert venue, 50 boulevard Voltaire, 11th district – gun and suicide bomb attacks
  2. Stade de France, St Denis, just north of Paris – explosions near venue as France played Germany in football friendly
  3. Le Carillon bar, 18 rue Alibert, 10th district – gun attack
  4. Le Petit Cambodge restaurant, 20 rue Alibert, 10th district – gun attack
  5. La Belle Equipe, 92 rue de Charonne, 11th district – gun attack
  6. La Casa Nostra restaurant, 2 rue de la Fontaine au roi, 11th district – gun attack

A witness tells Radio France that attackers inside the Bataclan concert hall entered firing rifles and shouting “Allah akbar.” Source

“It’s Hollande’s fault, he shouldn’t have intervened in Syria!” the man shouted, according to French news agency AFP, citing the French president’s decision to take part in Western air strikes on IS.

Source: AFP
Source: AFP

The Islamic State claimed responsibility on Saturday for the catastrophic attacks in the French capital, calling them “the first of the storm” and mocking France as a “capital of prostitution and obscenity,” according to statements released in multiple languages on one of the terror group’s encrypted messaging accounts.

Source: Rueters
Source: Rueters

Here’s how the world leaders respond to Paris attack:

Our prayers and thoughts are with the victims of the terror attacks in Paris‬ and their families!