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Paris Attack: Manhunt Underway as Support Pours in for France

Live updates of the aftermath of the terrorist attack in Paris.

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An electronic billboard on a canal in Milan, Italy, reads in French “I’m Paris” (Photo: AP)

Manhunt Underway

French authorities have launched a manhunt for the possible accomplices of the eight assailants who terrorized Paris concert-goers, cafe diners and soccer fans with a coordinated string of suicide bombings and shootings in what could be the deadliest peacetime attack on French soil.

Support has been pouring in for France from all around the world across social media platforms and from world leaders. 

9:41 PM , 14 Nov

Latest Updates About Attackers

As per latest update Reuters says that the holder of Syrian passport found at the scene of the Paris attack passed through Greece in October.

ANI reports quoting AFP say that the French national arrested at Gatwick airport in London was carrying a gun.

8:43 PM , 14 Nov

Air France Flight Grounded in Amsterdam

An Air France flight #AF1741 en route Paris has been grounded at Amsterdam’s Schipol Airport after threats were issued on Twitter, reports Reuters.

The area around the aircraft has been closed along with the panaroma deck of the airport. All passangers have been evacuated and search operations are underway inside the aircraft.

8:49 PM , 14 Nov
7:55 PM , 14 Nov

One Attacker Identified as French National: CNN

A CNN affiliate BFM-TV reports that one of the Paris attackers has been identified as a French national known to the authorities.


Published: 14 Nov 2015, 4:53 PM IST
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