After the killing of as many as 160 people in at least six coordinated attacks across Paris, France has closed its borders. At least 40 people died in shootings and bombings at bars, restaurants and a stadium in the capital – before another 120 people were killed at a concert venue. At least five attackers have been killed.
French President Francois Hollande announced the country’s borders were being shut as he declared a state of emergency in response to the attacks. “It’s a horror,” Mr Hollande said, adding that the military is being deployed around the capital.Elite police units launched an assault on the Bataclan theater, where dozens of people were being held hostage.Police killed two armed men who had opened fire at the popular music venue, where Californian band Eagles of Death Metal had been playing to a sell-out crowd.
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