Paris Terror Attacks: Timeline of ISIS Shootings at Batican, Stade de France and More
The international community is reeling from a series of coordinated attacks on Friday in Paris, and the Islamic State group, also called ISIS, has claimed responsibility. French President François Hollande called the attacks an "act of war" and vowed to strike back against the terrorist group.
Here's a timeline of the events as they unfolded in Paris:
Friday, 9:30 p.m. (3:30 p.m. Eastern): The attacks began around 9:30 p.m. local time Friday with explosions at France's national stadium, the Stade de France, according to Metro. The first explosion was heard outside the arena where attendees were watching a soccer match between France and Germany.
Just minutes later, another explosion could be heard. Hollande was among the match's spectators. Hollande and police held a crisis meeting in a security room at the stadium, Bloomberg reports.
Friday, 10:30 (4:30 p.m. Eastern): The second attack occurred south of the Stade de France about an hour later, according to the Irish Times and Metro. Assailants opened fire on patrons at Carillon and Le Petit Cambodge, two French cafe-bars on rue Alibert in Paris' 10th arrondissement.
Friday, 11:00 p.m. (5:00 p.m. Eastern): Reports surfaced of shootings at the Bataclan, a popular music venue, not far from Le Carillon and Le Petit Cambodge.
Friday, 11:10: p.m. (5:10 p.m. Eastern): At least 15 people were believed to have been killed and between 60 and 100 people were reportedly being held hostage at the Bataclan, per Metro. The death toll climbed to 26 victims.
Saturday, 12:00 a.m. (6:00 p.m. Eastern): Hollande issued a national state of emergency, the first since 1944, and announced 42 people had been killed. President Barack Obama also made a formal address.
Saturday, 12:20 a.m. (Friday, 6:20 p.m. Eastern): Authorities confirmed three attacks — two suicide missions and one bombing — at the Stade de France, according to the Irish Times.
Saturday, At 4:30 a.m. (Friday, 10:30 p.m. Eastern): Eight of the attackers were pronounced dead, seven of which had died in suicide missions, per Irish Times.
Saturday, 11:00 a.m. (5:00 a.m. Eastern): Hollande blamed Islamic State group for the attacks.
Saturday, 12:15 p.m. (6:15 a.m. Eastern): ISIS claimed responsibility for the attacks in a statement circulated online.
Saturday, 4:15 p.m. (10:15 a.m. Eastern): The death toll numbered 128, with 277 injured, many in critical condition, according to French publication Le Monde.
In a worldwide display of solidarity, many international in the community joined France in mourning by Saturday. Cities across the globe splayed the national colors of France across their respective landmarks and flew France's flag at embassies.
Saturday, 7:17 p.m. (1:17 p.m .Eastern): Paris public prosecutor François Molins says during a live press conference that the death toll is 129, with 352 injured and approximately 99 of those in critical condition.
Nov. 14, 2015. 2:08 p.m. Eastern: This story has been updated.