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Paris attacks: Death toll in attacks could exceed 120; attackers killed

VIDEO GALLERY: Terrorists unleash a barrage of coordinated attacks on Paris, France on Friday killing well over 100 people.

HERE’S WHAT WE KNOW:

  • Paris prosecutor says death toll in attacks at 6 sites could exceed 120.
  • All attackers reportedly killed but police still looking for accomplices.
  • At least 100 people deadinside Bataclan concert hall.
  • French President Francois Hollande has declared a state of emergency, military deployed.
  • Explosions reported near Stade de France.

Paris was left devastated after series of attacks across the French capital killed more than 100 people and injured dozens more, marking the deadliest attack on French soil since the Second World War.

Speaking near a popular concert venue where scores of people were taken hostage Friday night Paris Prosecutor Francois Molins says the death toll in the attacks at six sites across the city may surpass 120. He added that five attackers may have also been killed.

The attack sites included the hostage taking at the Bataclan music hall in the 11th district in central Paris, a shooting at two restaurants in another neighbourhood and explosions outside a stadium that might have involved two suicide attacks.

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French President Francois Hollande declared a state of emergency following the attacks, closing France’s international borders and deployed the military around Paris.

French police had reported that at least 100 people were killed at the concert hall itself, including two attackers. The Associated Press reported that the hostage takers at Bataclan had tossed explosives at the hostages inside.

“This is a terrible ordeal that again assails us,” Hollande said outside the Bataclan concert hall, shortly after security forces had ended the siege. “We know where it comes from, who these criminals are, who these terrorists are.”

“We will lead the fight. It will be ruthless,” he said.

READ MORE: Eyewitnesses give terrifying account of the Paris shootings

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau pauses as he addresses the media on the terrorist attacks in Paris prior to his departure for the G20 and APEC summits from Ottawa, Friday November 13, 2015. Trudeau says Canada has offered all the support it can to France following Friday’s attacks in Paris. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Sean Kilpatrick
Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau pauses as he addresses the media on the terrorist attacks in Paris prior to his departure for the G20 and APEC summits from Ottawa, Friday November 13, 2015. Trudeau says Canada has offered all the support it can to France following Friday’s attacks in Paris. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Sean Kilpatrick

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says Canada has offered all the support it can to France following Friday’s attacks in Paris.

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“Obviously our hearts and thoughts and prayers go out to our French cousins through this dark and terrible time,” Trudeau told reporters Friday.

“These terrorist attacks are deeply worrying and obviously unsettling to people around the world. We have offered all of our help and support to the government of France and the people of France at this time.”

More than 10 people were reportedly killed in the shootings at the restaurants Le Petit Cambodge and Le Carillon in the 10th district near where the hostage taking occurred.

WATCH: Francois Hollande visited the Bataclan concert hall site

At least two explosions were reported near the Stade de France stadium, during a France-Germany friendly football match. Video of the match captured the sound of the explosions in the first half as they went off nearby.

 

WATCH: Parisian student recounts shooting at a restaurant

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The attack comes as France increased security ahead of a major global climate conference that starts in two weeks. Hollande cancelled his participation in this weekend’s G20 meeting in Turkey following the tragic events.

No one immediately claimed responsibility for Friday’s attacks.

IN PHOTOS: Images from the Paris attacks after shootings, explosions

Supporters invade the pitch of the Stade de France stadium at the end of the international friendly soccer match between France and Germany in Saint Denis, outside Paris, Friday, Nov. 13, 2015
Supporters invade the pitch of the Stade de France stadium at the end of the international friendly soccer match between France and Germany in Saint Denis, outside Paris, Friday, Nov. 13, 2015 AP Photo/Christophe Ena
A supporter conforts a friend after invading the pitch of the Stade de France stadium at the end of the international friendly soccer match between France and Germany in Saint Denis, outside Paris.
A supporter conforts a friend after invading the pitch of the Stade de France stadium at the end of the international friendly soccer match between France and Germany in Saint Denis, outside Paris. (AP Photo/Christophe Ena)
Investigating police officers work outside the Stade de France stadium after an international friendly soccer match France against Germany, in Saint Denis, outside Paris, Friday.
Investigating police officers work outside the Stade de France stadium after an international friendly soccer match France against Germany, in Saint Denis, outside Paris, Friday. (AP Photo/Michel Euler)
A French police officer takes cover while on the lookout for the shooters who attacked the restaurant 'Le Petit Cambodge' earlier tonight in Paris, France, 13 November 2015.
A French police officer takes cover while on the lookout for the shooters who attacked the restaurant 'Le Petit Cambodge' earlier tonight in Paris, France, 13 November 2015. EPA/ETIENNE LAURENT
Spectators invade the pitch of the Stade de France stadium after the international friendly soccer France against Germany, Friday, Nov. 13, 2015 in Saint Denis, outside Paris. At least 35 people were killed in shootings and explosions around Paris, many of them in a popular theater where patrons were taken hostage, police and medical officials said Friday. Two explosions were heard outside the Stade de France stadium.
Spectators invade the pitch of the Stade de France stadium after the international friendly soccer France against Germany, Friday, Nov. 13, 2015 in Saint Denis, outside Paris. At least 35 people were killed in shootings and explosions around Paris, many of them in a popular theater where patrons were taken hostage, police and medical officials said Friday. Two explosions were heard outside the Stade de France stadium. AP Photo/Michel Euler
Police officers at the scene of a hostage situation at the Bataclan theatre in Paris, France, 13 November 2015.
Police officers at the scene of a hostage situation at the Bataclan theatre in Paris, France, 13 November 2015. EPA/YOAN VALAT
Heavily armed New York City police officers stand guard across the street from the French consulate on New York's Fifth Ave., Friday, Nov. 13, 2015. Police in New York say they've deployed extra units to crowded areas of the city "out of an abundance of caution" in the wake of the attacks in Paris, France.
Heavily armed New York City police officers stand guard across the street from the French consulate on New York's Fifth Ave., Friday, Nov. 13, 2015. Police in New York say they've deployed extra units to crowded areas of the city "out of an abundance of caution" in the wake of the attacks in Paris, France. AP Photo/Mary Altaffer
Soccer fans leave the Stade de France stadium after an international friendly soccer match in Saint Denis, outside Paris, Friday, Nov. 13, 2015. An explosion occurred outside the stadium.
Soccer fans leave the Stade de France stadium after an international friendly soccer match in Saint Denis, outside Paris, Friday, Nov. 13, 2015. An explosion occurred outside the stadium. AP Photo/Christophe Ena
Police officers and rescue workers stand near the site of a shooting near Place de la Republique square in Paris on November 13, 2015
Police officers and rescue workers stand near the site of a shooting near Place de la Republique square in Paris on November 13, 2015 DOMINIQUE FAGET/AFP/Getty Images
Police and medics gather after an attack near the Boulevard des Filles-du-Calvaire November 13, 2015 in Paris, France.
Police and medics gather after an attack near the Boulevard des Filles-du-Calvaire November 13, 2015 in Paris, France. Photo by Thierry Chesnot/Getty Images

 

The Canadian Embassy in France tweeted that any Canadians requiring emergency assistance should call 1-613-996-8885  or contact sos@international.gc.ca.

Suzan Yucel, a Dutch journalist visiting the city, was supposed to go to Le Petit Cambodge Friday evening and was across the street at a bar when the violence started.

“We were having our beers outside and all of a sudden there were like fireworks or maybe a shooting so we all started running. We just ran to the other side of the street. Then the shooting stopped for a while and then it started again so we just continued running,” she said. “We didn’t know what was happening. Everyone was running and people were throwing their drinks away. Just running.”

“If we had been seated where were supposed to we might have been one of those people shot,” she added.

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Supporters invade the pitch of the Stade de France stadium at the end of the international friendly soccer match between France and Germany in Saint Denis, outside Paris, Friday, Nov. 13, 2015
Supporters invade the pitch of the Stade de France stadium at the end of the international friendly soccer match between France and Germany in Saint Denis, outside Paris, Friday, Nov. 13, 2015 AP Photo/Christophe Ena
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