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Breaking News: Paris Is Under Attack
France has declared a national state of emergency. According to The Atlantic, the death toll is quickly rising and currently there are 40 people dead.
There were a series of attacks across seven sites, which includes a restaurant in the 11th arrondissement, near a soccer stadium, and at a concert venue.
ABC reports that there may be 60 hostages held.
This Vine video captures of the sound of an explosion during a soccer game:
I'll keep you guys updated.
French media are reporting that two attackers have been killed and a police operation to free hostages at the concert venue is over.
Those at the scene reported seeing people being evacuated from the building by police. (Mashable)
• At least 140 people are dead in a wave of terror attacks across Paris, including more than 100 at a concert hall after a hostage situation, and many more shot dead at two restaurants.
• As many as five attackers were "neutralized," the Paris prosecutor says; unknown if others are still at large.
• French President François Hollande closed France's borders and is sending 1,500 members of the military into the streets of Paris.