At least 150 people have been killed in the terrorist attacks in Paris on Friday night, with around 100 people killed in the Bataclan concert hall alone, CNN reports.
Police stormed the concert hall, rescuing around 100 hostages and killing two suspected gunmen.
Terrorists armed with AK-47s sieged the city Friday evening, with shootings in multiple locations. France has closed it’s borders while the investigation continues.
Authorities have yet to say who is responsible for the devastating coordinated attacks.
In a somber address, President Obama vowed to work with French officials to bring “terrorist networks to justice.”
“We stand together with the people of France. This is an attack not just on Paris. This is an attack on all of humanity and the values that we share,” Obama said.
The president did not confirm who might be responsible for the attacks, saying that he did not want to speculate.
Multiple people were killed in attacks across Paris Friday night.
While French police have yet to confirm the number of dead, Reuters reports that 35 people were killed in shootouts in the central part of the city. At least 100 hostages are being held in Bataclan theater.
French President Francois Hollande and his interior minister were reportedly at a nearby soccer stadium where an explosion was heard during the attacks
He was said to be rushing back to the interior ministry to discuss the unfolding violence.
Hostages have also been taken at the Bataclan concert hall, police told Agence France-Presse, where a sold-out rock concert was underway.
Approximately 60 were inside the hall, watching an Eagles of Death Metal show, FR24 reported.
Two people opened fire at the Le Carillon bar, while another shot up the Cambodge restaurant in the city’s 10th district, according to French media cited by the BBC.
The shootings happened along Rue de la Fontaine au roi, Rue de Charonne and Rue Bataclan, Le Figaro reported.
This is an active situation. We will keep you updated with the latest.
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