Chaos in Paris as attackers kill scores, 100 held hostage
A gunman reportedly opened fire in a Paris restaurant on Friday evening, resulting in several casualties. Explosions were also heard nearby. As many as 60 people have been killed, according to French authorities, Sputnik reported.
There are now reports of a shooting at another location, the Les Halles shopping mall, as well as gunfire at the Louvre.
The Associated Press also reports that two explosions were heard near a Paris stadium during the France-Germany football match which may have been caused by grenades. US security officials have said they believe the attacks to be coordinated, and French outlets report that French President Francois Hollande was in the Stade de France at the time of the explosions and has been rushed to a secure location.
City officials have shut down the metro.