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Paris terror attack so far

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Paris: Some highlights of the Paris terror attack:

— More than 100 hostages were killed at Theatre Bataclan in Paris, where security forces launched an assault to rescue them.

— At least two explosions were heard near the national stadium Stade de France where a France-Germany soccer match was being played.

— French President Francois Hollande said France will be ruthless in fighting terrorists, and cancelled his trip to G20 meeting in Turkey.

— Witness described hostage situation at Paris theatre as a “bloodbath”. Paris schools, universities, public transport will be shut on Saturday.

— World Trade Centre was lit up in France’s tricolors: red, white and blue;

— Eight attackers died, hunt on for possible accomplices.

— Facebook activates “Safety Check” for users during Paris attack.

— Paris Deputy Mayor said it was a “terrible, terrible situation … a tragedy we are facing”.