At least 18 people have been killed so far (though some reports have the death toll at 40) and many more have been injured after a series of obviously coordinated attacks by Muslim barbarians on the city of Paris.
A witness told France Info radio the men opened fire and shouted “Allahu Akbar”.
The men came in and started shooting. Everyone fell to the ground. It was hell.
I took my mum, and we hid. Someone near us said they have gone, so we ran out. I was only thinking of escaping.
We’re out now. I think people are still inside.
It’s a nightmare – a nightmare.
— HuffPost UK (@HuffPostUK) November 13, 2015
Paris police tell me 3 attacks, 1-2 explosions at Stade de France, AK47s used by attackers, 18 dead. #Parisshooting
— Jim Sciutto (@jimsciutto) November 13, 2015
— PoliticalScrutiny101 (@PoliScrutiny101) November 13, 2015
Part of the attack took place just outside of the Stadium of France where the French national team was playing soccer against the German national team.
Some crazy stuff going down in Paris. Explosion just ouside Stade de France https://t.co/43BgTE0V39
— Terje (@ArsenalTerje) November 13, 2015
Reports from Bataclan: some escaped, describing pools of blood and attackers using pump-action shotgun against crowd inside
— Jeremy Cliffe (@JeremyCliffe) November 13, 2015
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