Paris Attacks: A Timeline of Events

The deadly terror attacks in Paris, in which around 130 people were killed, took place at six locations and were carried out by three teams of terrorists working in unison, according to French prosecutors.

The first explosion took place at 9.20 p.m. outside Gate D of the Stade De France Stadium during a France vs. Germany friendly football match. Reports said an attacker holding a ticket to the game was frisked as he tried to enter the stadium. His suicide vest was detonated as he backed away from security guards. Ten minutes later, a second suicide bomber detonated his explosive vest near Gate H of the stadium. While a third suicide bomber exploded his device near a McDonald's restaurant close to the stadium at around 9.53 p.m. The three suicide bombers and one passer by were killed in the attacks.

Meanwhile, across town in Paris' 10th district, gunmen pulled up at the Le Carillon restaurant in a black car at approximately 9:25 p.m. and began shooting at customers. The attackers also targeted patrons at the Le Petit Cambodge restaurant across the street, the two attacks killed 15 people in total. Seven minutes later five people were killed when gunmen arriving in a black car shot at customers outside the bar La Bonne Biere. Then, at 9:36 p.m. gunmen, again travelling in a black vehicle, opened fire at customers eating outside the La Belle Equipe restaurant, killing 19.

Several minutes later, at 9.40 p.m. a fourth suicide bomber detonated his device at the Comptore Voltaire restaurant, killing himself and seriously injuring one other person. At around the same time, three gunmen arrived at the Bataclan concert venue in a black VW Polo. After opening fire on concertgoers inside, witnesses said the men gathered hostages near the stage and made a brief address about Iraq and Syria.

At 11:20 p.m., French special forces storm the building, killing one of the three terrorists. The other two detonate suicide vests. 89 people died at the scene.

An international manhunt is now underway for French citizen Salah Abdeslam, who is suspected of being involved in the attacks.


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