Paris Attacks: Bataclan & Other Assaults Leave 140 Dead

By | November 14, 2015

France has declared a national state of emergency and tightened borders after at 140 people were killed in a night of gun and bomb attacks in Paris on Friday, November 13, 2015. Here’s what we know so far:

  • Le Carillon bar, 18 rue Alibert, 10th district – gun attack
  • Le Petit Cambodge restaurant, 20 rue Alibert, 10th district – gun attack
  • Stade de France, St Denis, just north of Paris – explosions near venue as France played Germany in football friendly
  • La Belle Equipe, 92 rue de Charonne, 11th district – gun attack
  • Bataclan concert venue, 50 boulevard Voltaire, 11th district – gun attack and hostages taken
  • La Casa Nostra restaurant, rue de la Fontaine au roi, 11th district

 

 

This comes less than a year since the Charlie Hebdo shooting that left 11 dead and another 11 injured on January 7, 2015. The phrase Je suis Charlie (French for “I am Charlie”) was a common slogan of support at the rallies and in social media.

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Let racism end and peace be restored in Europe.

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