- At least 100 dead in Paris shooting in concert hall
- Another 40 or so reportedly dead in separate attacks
- Suicide bombing at Stade de France stadium during football game
- Francois Hollande declared a state of emergency
- Mayor of Paris urged Parisians to stay home
Three suspected jihadists shot dead by police
- IN PICTURES – A night of shock and horror
- World leaders condemn attacks
00:20 – Parisian: It's like there's a war
00:17 – Paris police urge Parisians to stay home
Paris police took to Twitter to tell locals to stay at home unless it was “absolutely necessary”.
A ceux qui se trouvent à domicile, chez des proches ou dans des locaux professionnels en IDF d’éviter de sortir sauf nécessité absolue (2/4)
— Préfecture de police (@prefpolice) November 13, 2015
00:05 – Hollande declares state of emergency
President Francois Hollande has declared that France is in a state of emergency. He said that all French borders will be closed.
23:55 – Obama prepared to help
At least 40 people were killed in a series of gun attacks across Paris on Friday as well as explosions outside the national stadium where France was hosting Germany.
BFM TV said the death toll could be as high as 60.
I am shocked by events in Paris tonight. Our thoughts and prayers are with the French people. We will do whatever we can to help.
— David Cameron (@David_Cameron) November 13, 2015
Police said there was an ongoing hostage crisis in the Bataclan concert hall in the French capital, where 15 of the victims were killed.
One witness there said: “We managed to escape, there was blood everywhere, they aimed the gun at the crowd.”
Three others were killed in an explosion near the Stade de France stadium where France were playing Germany in a friendly.
The French President Francois Hollande was iin the stadium at the time and was rushed away to a crisis cell set up at the ministry of the interior. He was joined there by the Prime Minister Manuel Valls and Interior Minister Bernard Cazeneuve.
Two men are also reported to have opened fire in rue de Charonne at around 9.20pm, Libération reported.
“It lasted a terribly long time,” one witness said.
“One raised his Kalashnikov…we could hear people screaming, there were about ten bodies on the ground.”