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4 known facts about Paris Attacks; Locations, Suspects, Victims and Reaction to Paris attack

 

1. Locations of the Paris terror attacks:

  • Bataclan concert venue, 50 Boulevard Voltaire, 11th district – 89 dead when stormed by gunmen, three of whom were killed; another gunman died nearby
  • La Belle Equipe, 92 rue de Charonne, 11th district – 19 dead in gun attacks
  • Le Carillon bar and Le Petit Cambodge restaurant at rue Alibert, 10th district – 15 dead in gun attacks
  • La Casa Nostra restaurant, 92 rue de la Fontaine au Roi, 11th district – five dead in gun attacks
  • Stade de France, St Denis, just north of Paris – explosions heard outside venue, three attackers and a bystander killed
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2. Suspected Paris attackers:

  • Salah Abdeslam, 26 – urgently sought by police
  • Mohammed Abdeslam – reportedly arrested in Belgium
  • Brahim Abdeslam, 31 – named as attacker who died near Bataclan concert hall
  • Omar Ismail Mostefai, 29, from near Paris – died in attack on Bataclan
  • Bilal Hadfi, 20 – named as attacker who died at Stade de France
  • Four other attackers died during the assaults in the city
  • There is a fear that some attackers might flee

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3. Victims of the attack

  • The deadliest strike on the nation, France, since World War II
  • At least 129 people killed and 352 people wounded, 99 in a critical condition
  • Citizens of at least 15 countries are among the dead; France, Belgium, UK, USA

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4.  Reactions to Paris attack

  • World leaders sent their condolences to France and condemned the terror attacks; President Obama, John Kerry, French President Francois Hollande, British Prime Minister David Cameron, German Chancellor Angela Merkel, Iranian President Hassan Rouhani, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, Russian President Vladimir Putin, Pope Francis, U.S. are among the leaders.
  • France Launches Airstrikes Against Islamic State Stronghold in Syria
  • Facebook implements its “safety check” feature for the attacks in Paris and profile picture tool with French flag
  • Paris attacks dominates the G20 Summit agenda – leaders talk about fighting terrorism
  • French jets bomb ISIS targets in Syrian stronghold of Raqqa, training camp of ISIS

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