Paris Under Seige...

Old Nov 13th, 2015, 12:34 PM
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Paris Under Seige...

sadly breaking news with several attacks in Paris just a short time ago - one at Stade de France during a Germany-France match and as MSNBC reports at a place where young folk gather.

Chaos in Paris - when will this sickening stuff stop.
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Old Nov 13th, 2015, 12:39 PM
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Ongoing reports of a shooting at the Cambodge Restaurant in the 11e, and near the Bataclan arts centre too, as well as a bar near the Stade de France.

http://www.bbc.com/news/world-europe-34814203
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Old Nov 13th, 2015, 12:41 PM
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Live pictures from French TV right now on MSNBC and probably CNN.
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Old Nov 13th, 2015, 12:44 PM
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I just saw this on CBC as breaking news. Not many details yet.
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Old Nov 13th, 2015, 12:50 PM
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http://www.theguardian.com/world/liv...ern-paris-live
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Old Nov 13th, 2015, 01:02 PM
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Stade de france is a rotten area.
Then with journalistic exaggerations it can and does make the news.
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Sadly, reporting at least 40 deaths known so far. No indication yet who is responsible.
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Old Nov 13th, 2015, 01:16 PM
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Sorry pariswat, but have you actually followed what has been going on? Stade de France is just one location. A minimum of 18, possibly 30 dead. A hostage situation too.
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Old Nov 13th, 2015, 01:19 PM
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Oh yea pariswat, high powered rifles, explosions, hostages, shoot out at a concert hall, hostages....yup, just a bunch of Paris punks from a bad area of town.

You called it again, please keep us posted.
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Old Nov 13th, 2015, 01:21 PM
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http://www.bbc.com/news/live/world-europe-34815972
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Old Nov 13th, 2015, 01:25 PM
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MSNBC says 40 deaths so far too and gun fights still going on. One suicide bombing apparently near the Stade where French President was watching a 'friendly' match. three locations - stadium - in bar near stadium - two suicide bombings and a popular nightclub with young folk with up to 50 perhaps killed there with 100 hostages still inside and one other place in Paris.

So so triste,

Why is Paris such a target over other countries? Hopefully will not start an even more anti-Moslem feeling than currently.
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Old Nov 13th, 2015, 01:26 PM
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Still people being held hostage in theatre in 11th arrondisement. Perpetrators heard to shout, " This is for Syria!".
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Old Nov 13th, 2015, 01:30 PM
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Ugh. WHY????? The Bataclan? WTF???

This is so awful. My heart is breaking for all the innocent people involved in this senseless bullsh**.
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Old Nov 13th, 2015, 01:30 PM
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There is another small live-venue theatre near the restaurant Cambodge that came under attack. Hard not to wonder if a plan to attack that theatre was thwarted, and gunmen just opened fire on the nearest large crowd. Cambodge is a very popular restaurant, where people queue to get in.
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Old Nov 13th, 2015, 01:31 PM
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Theory is places where ordinary French folk gather was the target - not tourist areas.
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Old Nov 13th, 2015, 01:32 PM
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I want to clarify the writing in my post:

Very near the restaurant Cambodge, which came under attack and many people died, there is a small theatre venue. It DIDN'T come under attack, but I am wondering it was the intended target.
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Now reporting at least 60 dead and many injured; not good!
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Also, many obvious terrorist targets in Paris are guarded by militarised, highly armed police. These apparently not.

Hollande was at the game near where the suicide bombings occur, and I don't think that was a coincidence.
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Old Nov 13th, 2015, 01:35 PM
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Just said there was an American band scheduled to play that venue.
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More than 60 dead now.
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