Reports are coming in that at least 18 people have been killed in attacks across Paris, and hostages taken at a theatre where the band Eagles Of Death Metal were believed to be playing a show on Friday evening, local time.
French press agencies report that a gunman opened fire in the 11th arrondissement, near a Cambodian restaurant, resulting in “at least 10” casualties.
Further reports indicate that hostages have been taken at the historic Bataclan Theatre, near the scene, which was hosting an Eagles Of Death Metal show.
There are reports of an additional shooting at a restaurant in the 10th arrondissement, when a man reportedly opened fire with an AK-47.
Further reports indicate that there were casualties following an explosion at the Stade de France, north of the city, where there was a match between France and Germany, at which President François Hollande was believed to be in attendance.
Hollande was reportedly evacuated following the incident.
We’ll follow the story as it develops.
via The Daily Beast
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