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On the ground in Paris: The terrorist attack as seen in social media

Police officers secure a street outside the Stade de France stadium after the international friendly soccer France against Germany, Friday, Nov. 13, 2015 in Saint Denis, outside Paris. Two police officials say that at least 26 people have been killed in shootings and explosions around Paris, in the deadliest violence in France in decades.
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November 13, 2015 - 5:05 PM

PARIS, FRANCE - News sources are reporting at least 100 people are dead following an attack in Paris Friday evening, Nov. 13. 

As of 5 p.m. Nov. 13, The Associated Press reports at least six attacks including a hostage situation have led to the carnage, which began in a well-known concert hall in the city. 

The city is under lockdown and a national state of emergency has been declared in France. Borders are said to be closed. The situation remains live and continues to develop.

Here is a sample of what's happening on the ground via social media:

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To contact a reporter for this story, email Glynn Brothen at gbrothen@infonews.ca or call 250-319-7494. To contact an editor, email mjones@infonews.ca or call 250-718-2724

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