CNN Australia Anchor Michael Holmes has tweeted out that people inside the Bataclan have been texting because “terrorists are slaughtering them one by one.”
People inside #Bataclan “begging police to raid the theatre because the terrorists are slaughtering them one by one ” #Paris – social media
— Michael Holmes (@holmescnn) November 13, 2015
The Bataclan is a concert hall where some 60 people were reportedly taken hostage Friday night as part of a series of attacks on the city by unknown assailants. At least 15 have been killed near the theater, according to the BBC, and French authorities are telling people to stay indoors.
“It was a bloodbath.” – Julien Pearce, a radio reporter who was in the concert hall #Bataclan#Paris — Michael Holmes (@holmescnn) November 13, 2015
Media outlets also report automatic weapons fire and explosions coming from near the Bataclan. Police launched a raid on the Bataclan, according to Fox New, amid reports of new explosions and gunfire.
WATCH: #Paris law enforcement raids #Bataclan, where 100 people were reportedly being held hostage. #Parisattacks pic.twitter.com/oeH86DnwaH — FOX Business (@FoxBusiness) November 13, 2015
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