Three suicide bombers detonated explosive belts in the area surrounding the Stade de France in the northern suburb of Saint-Denis, where President Francois Hollande and the German foreign minister were watching a friendly soccer international.
Gunmen and a suicide bomber killed and injured patrons in bars and restaurants across Paris' 10th and 11th districts.
Three attackers wearing explosive belts and wielding kalashnikovs stormed the Bataclan concert hall shooting indiscriminately at the crowd. Police eventually raided the theatre, killing one attacker. The other two attackers blew themselves up during the assault.
Sources: French prosecutor; Reuters; Photos: Gonazlo Fuentes; Benoit Tessier; Pascal Rossignol; Benoit Tessier; Christian Hartmann
By Staff | REUTERS GRAPHICS