Paris Attacks: what do we know so far?

At least 129 people die, more than 300 others injured in multiple attacks in France’s capital Paris here is what happened where and when at each location on the night of terror

Photo by: Reuters
Photo by: Reuters

A man pays his respects outside the Le Carillon restaurant the morning after a series of deadly attacks in Paris

On the night of Nov.13, French capital of Paris was shaken by multiple terror attacks targeting six different sites.

French President Francois Hollande announced the death toll as 129 and the number of injured is more than 300, total of 80 is in critical condition.

According to Paris Public Prosecutor's office, eight assailants had also died, seven had blown themselves up with explosive belts at various locations, while one had been shot dead by police.

Two of the attackers were reportedly identified by French police. One of them was said to be French citizen and the other had a Syrian passport on his body.

Timeline of Paris Attacks

21:20 (20:20 GMT)

The first attack targeted customers at two different restaurants -the Carillon and the Petit Cambodge- in the Little Cambodia section of the city’s 10th Arrondissement.

The restaurants were at the junction of Rue Bichat and Rue Alibert streets.

According to eyewitnesses, an explosion was heard first and was assumed to be a firecracker. Minutes later, gunmen appeared with automatic guns and attacked people sitting at the bar, killing about 14 people and leaving several seriously injured.

Meanwhile, five other people were reported to be killed in another attack targeting diners near Avenue de la republique -a few streets south of Rue Alibert.

21:30 (20:30 GMT)

Shortly after, another explosion was heard five miles away from the first attack.

According to security sources, two suicide attacks and a bombing were carried out simultaneously near Stade de France, where France and Germany were playing an exhibition soccer match.

Four people were killed and many were injured during the explosions.

French President Francois Hollande was at the stadium when the explosions took place and was evacuated from the 80,000-seat venue.

21:50 (20:50 GMT)

The fourth report of an attack came from La Belle Equipe bar on the Rue de Charonne in the 11th district where gunmen opened fire on the terrace of a cafe.

Paris prosecutor reported that 18 people were killed at the scene.

Meanwhile, another civilian was reported to be killed on a street near Boulevard Voltaire.

22:00 (21:00 GMT)

The last and the deadliest attack of the night was reported in the 11th district in Boulevard Voltaire.

The security forces said that an ongoing hostage crisis had occurred at the Bataclan theatre, where rock group Eagles of Death Metal was performing.

At least 85 people were killed and many others were injured during the attack.

TRTWorld and agencies