Deadly attacks rock numerous sites in Paris

  • A victim under a blanket lays dead outside the Bataclan theater in Paris, Nov. 13, 2015. 
  • Suspected terrorist arrested near Place Republique, Nov. 13, 2015. 
  • Victims of the shooting at the Bataclan concert venue in central Paris are being evacuated to receive first aid, Nov. 14, 2015. 
  • People hug on the street near the Bataclan concert hall following fatal attacks in Paris, France, Nov. 14, 2015. 
  • A French policeman assists a blood-covered victim near the Bataclan concert hall following attacks in Paris, France, Nov. 14, 2015. 
  • A man is being evacuated from the Bataclan theater after a shooting in Paris, Nov. 13, 2015. French President Francois Hollande declared a state of emergency and announced that he was closing the country’s borders. 
  • Victims of the shooting at the Bataclan concert venue in central Paris run for safety Nov. 14, 2015. 
  • A person is being evacuated after a shooting, outside the Bataclan theater in Paris, Nov. 14, 2015. A series of attacks killed over 100 people in the deadliest violence to strike France since World War II. 
  • More than 120 people died in a string of at least six terrorist attacks in Paris, with hostage taking, and then explosions at the Bataclan concert hall being the most deadly, Nov. 14, 2015. 
  • French fire brigade members aid an injured individual near the Bataclan concert hall following fatal shootings in Paris, France, Nov. 13, 2015.
  • French fire brigade members aid an injured individual near the Bataclan concert hall following fatal shootings in Paris, France, Nov. 13, 2015.
  • French police with protective shields walk in line near the Bataclan concert hall following fatal shootings in Paris, France, Nov. 14, 2015. 
  • An injured man holds his head as people gather near the Bataclan concert hall following fatal shootings in Paris, France, Nov. 13, 2015. 
  • Firefighters, police, and ambulances have surrounded all the Republic area, one of the neighborhoods in Paris where most of the terrorist attacks have taken place, Nov. 13, 2015. 
  • French police officers take cover while on the lookout for the shooters who attacked the restaurant ‘Le Petit Cambodge’ earlier tonight in Paris, France, Nov. 13 2015.
  • A man lies on the ground as French police check his identity near the Bataclan concert hall following fatal shootings in Paris, France, Nov. 13, 2015. The man was later released after his identity was verified.
  • A woman is being evacuated from the Bataclan theater after a shooting in Paris, Nov. 13, 2015.
  • Elite police officers arrive outside the Bataclan theater in Paris, France, Nov. 13, 2015.
  • Investigating police officers work outside the Stade de France stadium after an international friendly soccer match France against Germany, in Saint Denis, outside Paris, Nov. 13, 2015.
  • A victim walks outside the Bataclan theater in Paris, Nov. 13, 2015.
  • A medic tends to a man Nov. 13, 2013 in Paris, France.
  • French fire brigade members aid an injured individual near the Bataclan concert hall following fatal shootings in Paris, France, Nov. 13, 2015. 
  • A couple conforts each other outside the Bataclan concert hall after a shooting in Paris, France, Nov. 14, 2015.
  • French special forces policemen stand next to a victim on the sidewalk outside a cafe at the Bataclan concert hall following fatal shootings in Paris, France, Nov. 14, 2015. 
  • Confusion and disorder in the area of the Republic in Paris, minutes after the multiple terrorist attacks. Police runs back and forth to the various warnings they receive. 
  • French fire brigade members gather near the Bataclan concert hall following fatal shootings in Paris, France, Nov. 14, 2015.
  • A supporter comforts a friend after invading the pitch of the Stade de France stadium at the end of the international friendly soccer match between France and Germany in Saint Denis, outside Paris, Friday, Nov. 13, 2015. Hundreds of people spilled onto the field of the Stade de France stadium after explosions were heard nearby. French President Francois Hollande says he is closing the country’s borders and declaring a state of emergency after several dozen people were killed in a series of unprecedented terrorist attacks. (AP Photo/Christophe Ena)
  • French President Francois Hollande and Germany’s Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier (R) attend a friendly football match between France and Germany, Nov. 13, 2015 at the Stade de France stadium in Paris.
  • Spectators invade the pitch of the Stade de France stadium after the international friendly soccer France against Germany, Nov. 13, 2015 in Saint Denis, outside Paris.
  • A French supporter reacts after invading the pitch of the Stade de France stadium at the end of the international friendly soccer match between France and Germany in Saint Denis, outside Paris, Nov. 13, 2015. Hundreds of people spilled onto the field of the Stade de France stadium after explosions were heard nearby. French President Francois Hollande says he is closing the country’s borders and declaring a state of emergency after several dozen people were killed in a series of unprecedented terrorist attacks.

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A series of attacks rocked Paris on Friday evening local time, killing dozens and prompting the country to declare a state of emergency and close its borders, according to NBC News.

An explosion was heard outside a stadium where French and German teams were engaged in a soccer match. French President Francoise Hollande was in attendance and quickly evacuated from the premises. 

Several people were shot at a restaurant in the 10th arrondissement neighborhood of the French city, police told NBC News. Reports from the Associated Press said that about 100 hostages were being held at a the nearby Bataclan concert hall. Two attackers were killed by French police at the concert hall, according to Reuters.

The motive and source of the attacks were still under investigation, as authorities continued to try and assess the situation on Friday. 

“Terrorist attacks of an unprecedented magnitude are in play in Paris. It’s horror,” Hollande said. “We have mobilized all forces possible to neutralize the terrorist.”

“I’ve asked for military reinforcements to make sure that no other attack can happen,” Hollande said.

President Barack Obama spoke about the attacks in a public address on Friday. “This is an attack not just on Paris; it’s an attack not just on the people of France. But this is an attack on all of humanity and the universal values that we share,” he said.

—NBC News contributed reporting to this text.

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