France Declares State of Emergency, Closes Borders Amid Paris ‘Nightmare’
Gunmen opened fire in multiple Paris locations on Friday evening, resulting in several casualties. Explosions were also heard nearby. Over 150 people have been killed, according to French authorities.
Attacks occurred in at least seven locations, including the Les Halles shopping mall, the Louvre, the football stadium, and the Bataclan concert hall, where hostages were taken.
French President Francois Hollande has declared a state of emergency and closed the country’s borders. Officials also instituted a city-wide curfew.
Two explosions were heard near a Paris stadium during the France-Germany football match which may have been caused by grenades. Hollande was in the Stade de France at the time of the explosions and was rushed to a secure location.
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