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USA: Los Angeles mourners hold vigil for Paris attack victims02:21

USA: Los Angeles mourners hold vigil for Paris attack victims

United States, Los Angeles
November 15, 2015 at 18:29 GMT +00:00 · Published

Dozens of people gathered outside the General Consulate of France in Los Angeles, California on Saturday, to mourn the hundreds killed and injured in Friday night's Paris attacks.

A security presence remained outside the consulate as people gathered to lay flowers and pay their respects to those that lost their lives.

At least 129 people were killed and more than 352 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 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.

USA: Los Angeles mourners hold vigil for Paris attack victims02:21
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Dozens of people gathered outside the General Consulate of France in Los Angeles, California on Saturday, to mourn the hundreds killed and injured in Friday night's Paris attacks.

A security presence remained outside the consulate as people gathered to lay flowers and pay their respects to those that lost their lives.

At least 129 people were killed and more than 352 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 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.