Paris Shootings; As Many As 18 Dead, Hostages Taken

As many as 18 people may have been killed, and hostages taken, following a series of attacks, across several locations in the French capital, Paris.

According to a statement by BFMTV, as many as 18 people may have been killed in a series of attacks in the French capital, Paris.

At least one gunman reportedly opened fire on the Cambodge restaurant, in Paris’ 11th district. Meanwhile, there are also reports of shootings near the Bataclan arts centre.

Hostages have reportedly been taken at the Bataclan arts centre.

An explosion is also reported to have targeted a bar near Stade de France, where France’s men national football team was playing Germany.

French president Francois Hollande was reportedly in attendance of the international match, and was evacuated following reports of the attacks.

Hollande is reportedly travelling to the interior ministry, following the attacks.

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