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The bloodiest terrorist attack in the history of France: about 150 dead in Paris

According to information on the morning of 14 November, a series of terrorist victims in Paris were not less than 153, more than 200 were injured. Presumably, all terrorists are neutralized: seven of them were suicide bombers and blew themselves up, one more shot.

— Terrorist attacks in Paris. Photo

In total, almost simultaneously on Friday evening, November 13, in Paris, Islamist militants were committed seven terrorist attacks with firearms and explosive devices.

Most of the victims were as a result of capture by terrorists of hostages in the theater Bataclan and during the assault. According to preliminary data, there were killed only about 100 people. Two terrorist operatives were killed.

In addition, dozens of people died in other attacks.

In the centre of Paris was opened shooting from the automatic weapon on visitors of the restaurant «Petit Cambodge». According to the French BFM TV channel, the attack was carried out by five militants.

In the suburbs of Paris, in a pub near the stadium «Stade de France» and the stadium, which hosted the friendly match between France and Germany, bombings. This match was attended by French President Francois Hollande, he was evacuated. According to French media, exploded suicide bombers, but it’s not officially confirmed.

Despite the attack, the match was brought to an end. It should be noted that on the day of 13 November, an unknown reported about the bomb at the hotel Molitor, where he stopped the German football. The hotel was evacuated, but the detected explosive device were reported.

It was reported about shooting near the restaurant Le Carillon and in other parts of the French capital.

Apparently, the attacks were carried out by militants of the «Islamic state». Witnesses say that one of the terrorists shouted: «This one’s for Syria».

In a special televised address to the nation, President françois Hollande said that at an emergency meeting, the government decided to impose a state of emergency in Paris and the suburbs, in a gentle way the state of emergency will be valid throughout the country. Hollande also announced the closure of the borders of France.

Later it was reported that the closure will not affect air and rail.

The French authorities announced the mobilization of 1,500 additional troops.

French President Francois Hollande has cancelled participation at the G-20 summit, to be held in Turkey.

The office of the head of the government of Israel reported that Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu expressed his condolences to the French people and appealed to the French government with a request to strengthen the protection of Jewish sites across the country.

Condolences to the people of France was expressed by the leaders of the United States, Canada, Germany, UK, Russia and many other countries.




The bloodiest terrorist attack in the history of France: about 150 dead in Paris 14.11.2015

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