The Paris Stadium Attack Appears To Be A Suicide Bombing, According To Sources
On Friday evening, numerous attacks occurred across the city of Paris, one of which took place at Paris' Stade de France during a friendly game of soccer between Germany and France. CNN is now reporting that at least one of the explosions at the Paris Stadium was a suicide bombing, and the AFP is reporting at least one suicide bombing attack there as well.
Paris' Stade de France was not the only site of attack on Friday evening — Cambodian eatery Le Petit Cambodge in the 11th district was also struck, where BBC reported at least 18 people have died. The Bataclan concert hall was also attacked during an Eagles of Death Metal show. At least 15 people were killed at the hall, according to Buzzfeed. Hostages were taken and according to Twitter reports, victims inside the venue reported that the terrorists were executing hostages one by one.
In total, three explosions erupted at Paris' Stade de France on Friday evening, where there were approximately 80,000 spectators in attendance, including President Francois Hollande. Hollande was evacuated safely out of the stadium and made a speech after where he declared a state of emergency for France. All borders are being closed.
Update: AP and The Daily Mail UK are reporting that two of those explosions at Paris' Stade de France were the result of two suicide bombers who blew themselves up just outside the sports stadium.