Paris: multiple shootings in city centre and explosion at Stade de France

13 November 2015 Latest News News World News

Gunmen have opened fire in several places in the French capital, Paris, causing several casualties, French media report.


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

Liberation newspaper reports four deaths. It also reports shootings near the Bataclan arts centre.

An explosion is also reported to have targeted a bar near Stade de France, where France were hosting Germany.

Reports say President Francois Hollande was watching the match and has been evacuated.

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

The police have now arrived on scene. The shooting is said to be continuing.

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