– Statement claiming to be from terror group says France is ‘top target’
– Attacks were retaliation for France’s bombing in Syria, Isis says
– Hollande says attacks killed 127; 200 more were injured, 99 critically
– Eight terrorists killed, seven by detonating suicide belts
Statement from Prime Minister Hollande:
We are going to lead a war which will be pitiless. Because when terrorists are capable of committing such atrocities they must be certain that they are facing a determined France, a united France, a France that is together and does not let itself be moved, even if today we express infinite sorrow.
Update: At least 127, killed 180 injured in 6 separate terror attacks in Paris. 8 attackers have been killed.
France PM Hollande: Islamic State Group Behind Attacks and calls it “An Act of War”.
At least 153 people are dead in multiple suicide bomb & shooting attacks in Paris Friday following several explosions at the Stade de France in Saint-Denis, west of Paris, Paris Deputy Mayor Patrick Klugman said. He said President Francois Hollande was evacuated at halftime of the France-Germany soccer match.
President Francois Hollande, Prime Minister Manuel Valls and Interior Minister Bernard Cazeneuve are holding a crisis meeting at the Interior Ministry to address the attacks in Paris and the explosions in Saint-Denis.
Paris police tell CNN there were three attacks. Attackers reportedly used AK-47 automatic weapons. There were one or two explosions at the Stade de France.
Police were seen outside the scene of one of the shootings, a club in the 10th District hosting a concert.