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”.