Paris attacks: At least 153 killed in gunfire and blasts, French officials say

November 14, 2015 2:23 AM

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PARIS (CNN) – On a night when thousands of Paris residents and tourists were reveling and fans were enjoying a soccer match between France and world champion Germany, horror struck in an unprecedented manner. Terrorists – some with AK-47s, some reportedly with bombs strapped to them – attacked sites throughout the French capital and at the stadium where the soccer match was underway.

• A journalist who was at a concert at the Bataclan concert venue and escaped after the shooting started told CNN: "We lied down on the floor not to get hurt. It was a huge panic. The terrorists shot at us for 10 to 15 minutes. It was a bloodbath." Julien Pearce didn't hear the attackers speak, but ...

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