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Friday, November 13, 2015

Paris Attacks Kill More Than 100, Police Say; Border Controls Tightened - The New York Times

PARIS — The Paris area reeled Friday night from a shooting rampage, explosions and mass hostage-taking that President François Hollande called an unprecedented terrorist attack on France. His government announced sharply increased border controls and heightened police powers as it mobilized the military in a national emergency.



French television and news services quoted the police as saying that around 100 people had been killed at a concert site where hostages had been held during a two-hour standoff with the police, and that perhaps dozens of others had been killed in apparently coordinated attacks outside the country’s main sports stadium and four or five other popular locations in the city. But estimates on the total number of dead varied.





Paris Attacks Kill More Than 100, Police Say; Border Controls Tightened - The New York Times

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