At least 60 killed, hostages taken in shootings, explosions in Paris

Paris, Nov 14 (IANS) At least 60 people are killed in a series of shootings and blasts in Paris, local media reported on Friday.

The first shooting happened in the 10th district of Paris, followed by two or three explosions outside the national football stadium Stade de France, which caused at least three deaths and 10 injuries in very severe conditions, Xinhua quoted French tv BFMTV as saying.

The second shooting took place in a theater in the 11th district of Paris, where gunshots were heard. According to a police source, there are hostages taken inside the theater.

French President Francois Hollande, evacuated from Stade de France, is in the Interior Ministry for an emergency meeting with Interior Minister Bernard Cazeneuve.

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