France calls state of emergency, closes borders after attacks

November 14, 2015 00:57

PARIS - French President Francois Hollande called an emergency cabinet meeting at midnight (2300 GMT) after attacks in Paris, officials said.

The Paris municipality asked Parisians in a tweet to stay home.

At least 30 people were killed in the attacks and a hostage situation was under way at a concert hall in the French capital, French media reported on Friday.

Europe 1 radio reported another shooting, at central Les Halles shopping mall.

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