France: 140 killed in multiple Paris attacks, France seals borders and declares emergency
Some 140 people were killed in a series of unprecedented attacks around Paris on Friday, police said, according to French news agencies. French President Francois Hollande closed the country’s borders and declared a state of emergency.
People died in shootings and explosions at multiple sites, some 100 of them in a popular concert hall where patrons were taken hostage and killed, police and medical officials said.
Reports from escaping hostages said gunmen were killing hostages in the theater one by one.