Paris attack: Three dead outside the Stade de France

Paris attack: Three dead outside the Stade de France stadium

Three people were killed outside France’s friendly with Germany at the Stade de France in Paris

Paris attack: Three dead outside the Stade de France stadium
Stade de France

 

The mishap happened when three blasts took place near to the national stadium. The fans that is unable to leave the building came on to the pitch.

French President Francois Hollande too was at the game but left safely before declaring a state of emergency. Gregory Goupil of the Alliance Police Nationale said at least three people died in the attacks near to the Stade de France and that the explosions went off simultaneously.

At the end of the match, which the hosts won 2-0, players watched the news unfolding on monitors inside the tunnel. Tens of thousands of fans fell silent at the stadium in tribute to those killed and injured.

Paris attack: Three dead outside the Stade de France stadium
Stade de France

 

“We are all in shock,” said Germany coach Joachim Low, whose team had been evacuated from their team hotel earlier following a bomb threat.

“The game and the goals move into the background on a day like this. All of us on the bench were a bit scared.”

Paris attack: Three dead outside the Stade de France stadium
Police outside Stade de France

 

News also has reported that The coordinated attacks that killed at least 120 people in Paris on Friday carry the hallmarks of trained fighters. Due to this terror activities Sporting fixtures have been postponed over the weekend in the Paris area, including Glasgow Warriors against Racing 92.

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