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France: Eyewitness of Paris terror attacks speaks out01:43

France: Eyewitness of Paris terror attacks speaks out

France, Paris
November 14, 2015 at 19:42 GMT +00:00 · Published

Paris resident Antoine, an eye witness of the Paris terror attacks that left over 120 dead and 200 injured, gave his account of the incidents which took place in the French capital, Friday.

At least 120 people were killed and more than 200 left injured after a series of coordinated attacks were carried out at six different locations across Paris on Friday evening. Eighty-seven people were killed after gunmen opened fire during a concert at the Bataclan theatre, taking dozens hostage before detonating suicide bombs. Police stormed the venue, freeing the hostages and killing one of the attackers. Up to 40 other people were killed in attacks at the French national stadium and a string of popular bars and restaurants.

Authorities say that at least three people were killed after three suicide bombers detonated explosives in the vicinity of the Stade de France as the French and German national football teams were playing a friendly match. French President Francois Hollande and German Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier were at the match at the time of the attack and had to be evacuated from the stadium. Dozens more were killed after gunmen carried out attacks on two bars and two restaurants in the 10th and 11th districts of Paris.

Authorities say that eight attackers were killed - seven detonating suicide bombs and one shot dead by security forces in the Bataclan. French police are now searching for any other possible attackers or accomplices. Hollande described the attacks as an act of terrorism and has declared a state of emergency in France.

France: Eyewitness of Paris terror attacks speaks out01:43
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Paris resident Antoine, an eye witness of the Paris terror attacks that left over 120 dead and 200 injured, gave his account of the incidents which took place in the French capital, Friday.

At least 120 people were killed and more than 200 left injured after a series of coordinated attacks were carried out at six different locations across Paris on Friday evening. Eighty-seven people were killed after gunmen opened fire during a concert at the Bataclan theatre, taking dozens hostage before detonating suicide bombs. Police stormed the venue, freeing the hostages and killing one of the attackers. Up to 40 other people were killed in attacks at the French national stadium and a string of popular bars and restaurants.

Authorities say that at least three people were killed after three suicide bombers detonated explosives in the vicinity of the Stade de France as the French and German national football teams were playing a friendly match. French President Francois Hollande and German Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier were at the match at the time of the attack and had to be evacuated from the stadium. Dozens more were killed after gunmen carried out attacks on two bars and two restaurants in the 10th and 11th districts of Paris.

Authorities say that eight attackers were killed - seven detonating suicide bombs and one shot dead by security forces in the Bataclan. French police are now searching for any other possible attackers or accomplices. Hollande described the attacks as an act of terrorism and has declared a state of emergency in France.