IS group claims responsibilty for terror attacks in six different locations across Paris

- A Paris prosecutor confirmed at least 129 people were killed and more than 352 were injured after a series of six coordinated terrorist attacks carried out in Paris Friday evening, according to the Associated Press. The Islamic State group claimed responsibility for the attacks.

The attacks included several shootings at busy Paris cafes and restaurants, suicide bombings near France’s national stadium and a deadly siege at the Bataclan concert hall. Paris prosecutor, Francois Molins 89 people died at the concert hall alone.

President Francois Hollande of France declared a state of emergency Friday and instituted Paris’s first mandatory curfew since 1944. Many of Paris’s top tourist attractions, including the Eiffel Tower, the Louvre and Disneyland Paris, are closed. Airports and train stations remain open, according to the United States embassy.

President Barack Obama said at a press conference the attacks were "outrageous attempt to terrorize innocent civilians."

"This is not just attack on Paris, this is not just an attack on France, this is an attack on all of humanity," President Obama said.

The United States Department of Homeland Security says there is no known credible threat against the U.S., according to the Associated Press.
 


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