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Paris: Shootings and explosions near Stade de France kill 18

2015-11-13 23:17:05

ParisMultiple gunshots were heard around the Petit Cambodge restaurant

At least 18 people have been killed in several shootings in the French capital, Paris, as well as explosions near the Stade de France.

At least one man opened fire with an automatic gun at the Petit Cambodge restaurant in the 11th district.

Shooting has also been heard near the Bataclan arts centre with reports of hostages have been taken there.

Three explosions are also reported outside a bar near the Stade de France, where France were hosting Germany.

Reports say French President Francois Hollande was watching the match and has been moved to safety.


Live: Follow the latest developments here.


A BBC journalist at the Petit Cambodge restaurant says he can see 10 people on the road either dead or seriously injured.

He says police have now arrived and sealed off the area.

An eyewitness told Liberation he had heard more than 100 rounds being fired at a cafe in rue de Charonne.

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Source: bbc.co.uk

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