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Our thoughts are with those innocents who were injured or lost their lives last night and with their families.

From the Guardian website

  • At least 120 people are feared to have been killed in a series of devastating attacks across Paris.
  • Eight attackers also died, police say, seven of them by detonating explosive suicide belts.
  • Police continue to search for accomplices who might still be at large.
  • Two hundred people were injured, 80 of them seriously.
  • Shootings and explosions were reported in six locations across the city, including the Stade de France in northern Paris, where two suicide attacks and a bombing took place as the national team played Germany in a friendly football match.
  • The majority of victims died after a mass shooting inside the Bataclan concert venue.
  • Shootings also took place in restaurants and other sites in the centre of the city

Medics evacuate an injured person close to Le Bataclan.Medics evacuate an injured person close to Le Bataclan. Photograph: Thierry Orban/Getty Images

Spectators on the pitch as news circulates of the attack outside the stadium.Spectators on the pitch as news circulates of the attack outside the stadium. Photograph: Jean Catuffe/Getty Images

Spectators gather on the pitch of the Stade de France stadium following the match between France and Germany, after hearing news of the attacks.Spectators gather on the pitch of the Stade de France stadium following the match between France and Germany, after hearing news of the attacks. Photograph: Franck Fife/AFP/Getty Images

People run after hearing what are believed to be explosions or gun shots near Place de la République

People run after hearing what are believed to be explosions or gun shots near Place de la République. Photograph: Dominique Faget/AFP/Getty Images

Members of the French fire brigade help an injured person near the Bataclan concert hall.

Members of the French fire brigade help an injured person near the Bataclan concert hall. Photograph: Christian Hartmann/Reuters

France’s interior minister Bernard Cazeneuve (left) and president Francois Hollande (right) attend an emergency meeting in the security control room at the Stade de France stadium.

France’s interior minister Bernard Cazeneuve (left) and president Francois Hollande (right) attend an emergency meeting in the security control room at the Stade de France stadium. Photograph: Christelle Alix/AFP/Getty Images

Bodies are covered with blankets on a street.

Bodies are covered with blankets on a street. Photograph: Twitter

People are hidden by police in the basement of a bar during a moment of tension when officers had to empty the streets.

People are hidden by police in the basement of a bar during a moment of tension when officers had to empty the streets. Photograph: Cesar Dezfuli/Demotix/Corbis

Police detain people near Rue Alibert

Police detain people near Rue Alibert. Photograph: Lewis Joly/Sipa/Rex Shutterstock

Around the world, people are reacting to the news of the attacks. These candles were left in San Francisco, California.

Around the world, people are reacting to the news of the attacks. These candles were left in San Francisco, California. Photograph: Stephen Lam/Reuters

A dead victim covered by a blanket lies outside the Bataclan concert hall in Paris on Friday. Associate Press

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