Hollande says 127 killed in Paris attacks, declares 3 days of mourning
Baku, Azerbaijan, Nov. 14
French President Francois Hollande has said 127 have been killed in the terrorist attacks in Paris, and there are numerous injured.
"This is an absolute barbarity," RIA Novosti quoted Hollande as saying Nov. 14 during a televised address to the French nation.
Hollande also declared three days of mourning throughout the country.
"I signed a decree on declaring three days of national mourning," he said.
Numerous terrorist attacks were conducted in Paris on Nov. 13-14. Four gunmen systematically slaughtered at least 87 young people attending a rock concert at the Bataclan music hall.
Some 40 more people were killed in five other attacks in the Paris region, including an apparent double suicide bombing outside the national stadium, where the French president Hollande and the German foreign minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier were watching a friendly soccer international. Some 200 people were injured.