Eye witnesses have told the French media they thought the gun shots were part of the concert before they realised the horror unfolding all around them.

Video captures the horror as people rush out of Bataclan hall during Paris attacksImage source: Screenshot
news Paris Attacks Saturday, November 14, 2015 - 17:44

Paris is just about waking up to the reality of over 120 dead and over 90 seriously injured in the worst ever attack in the city after World War 11.

Terrorists, among them three kamikaze, opened fire in restaurants, cafes and the concert hall Bataclan around 10 pm Friday night before blowing themselves up.

The shots could be heard at the football match between France and Germany and French President Francois Hollande who was watching the match was escorted out. The game was allowed to continue.

Hollande has said the terrorists will be dealt with "without pity".

German chancellor Angela Merkel has said the attack on France is an attack on values dear to Europe.

Here is a video uploaded by David Psenny, journalist at Le Monde. Attention, certain images can be shocking.

The first picture is of people running out of the hall into the passage Saint-Pierre Amelot, just before 10 pm. A voice can be heard calling 'Oscar' several times while another is heard asking 'what is happening, please, what is happening'. Eye witnesses have told the French media they thought the gun shots were part of the concert before they realised the horror unfolding all around them.


Pictures of the shooting at The Bataclan... by lemondefr

Three people are seen dragging a body away while a lone man is seen dragging another body a few steps before joined by another person who helps him. One man is seen limping out of the building, a lady is hanging from a window waiting for assistance.

This is the deadliest city attack in Europe after the 2004 Madrid bombings. France has declared a state of Emergency and borders have been sealed. Police fear some of the terrorists may still be at large.

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