People run after hearing what are believed to be explosions or gun shots near Place de la Republique square in Paris on November 13, 2015. At least 35 people were killed in several shootings and explosions in Paris today, police said. (Dominique Faget/AFP/Getty)

Paris killings – what we know

WHAT WE KNOW

– 120 people killed in simultaneous shootings and explosions at six locations

– At least 100 patrons dead at the Bataclan concert hall in the city’s east

– About another 20 feared dead from the other attacks around Paris

– And more than 200 people were injured, 80 seriously

– Authorities believe all eight assailants have been killed, seven by suicide vests and one shot by police

– At least five people killed in three explosions near the Stade de France national stadium, were France was playing Germany in a soccer friendly.

– About 11 people killed in a shooting at Le Petit Cambodge restaurant and Le Carillon bar in Rue Bichat, near the Charlie Hebdo offices

– Black-clad gunmen wielding AK-47s attacked the Bataclan performance by US band Eagles Of Death Metal, shooting dead concert-goers one by one before security forces stormed the building

– At least five people were killed on terrace of the Casa Nostra pizzeria in Rue de la Fontaine au Roi, a few hundred metres from the Bataclan

– President Francois Hollande who was at the soccer match declared a state of emergency, closing France’s borders and increasing security

– Spectators flooded the pitch at the Stade de France before organisers started an evacuation

– The attacks come amid heightened security measures ahead of the global climate summit in Paris in two weeks’ time

– France has been on high alert since the jihadist attacks in January against Charlie Hebdo magazine and a Jewish supermarket that left 17 dead

– World leaders have expressed shock and outrage at the terrorist attacks

– US President Barack Obama has condemned the latest attacks, and no one has yet claimed responsibility

– Australian PM Malcolm Turnbull tweeted that Australians’ thoughts, prayers & resolute solidarity are with the people of France

– Foreign Minister Julie Bishop says at this stage there are no reports of Australians killed or injured

– The Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade has urged Australians in Paris to avoid public places

– NSW Police Deputy Commissioner Catherine Burn says vigilance against local terror threats in Australia likely be ramped up.

 

– AAP

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