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Update: Gunmen on rampage in Paris, take hostages at Eagles of Death Metal concert

Update at 12.25pm AEDT: The mother of EODM drummer, Julian Dorio, has confirmed all band members are safe but still waiting on the news of several crew members.

Update at 12pm AEDT: 118 reported dead at the Bataclan Theatre. The French President has visited the scene.

Update at 11am AEDT: All hostages are out of the Bataclan Theatre. EODM have posted on social media that they were still determining the whereabouts of the band and crew. The band were 6 songs into their set when they saw gunmen storm the theatre.

Reports are coming in from Paris that gunmen have gone on a shooting rage in various locations in the city.

Media are reporting that gunmen are holding up to 100 people hostage at an Eagles of Death Metal concert, with up to 26 people killed in other locations. Reports of blasts have been heard in variations locations too.  It is alleged that these attacks were synchronised, with the city in a state of confusion.

So far we know:

– Shooting at a restaurant in the 10th district
– Shooting at a bar in the 11th district
– Explosion at Stade de France. President Francoise Hollande evacuated.
– A hostage situation at a theatre in the 10th district (Eagles of Death Metal concert). Reports coming in at 9.45am AEDT that 18 people have been confirmed dead at the Eagles of Death Metal concert, with 6 gunmen inside the theatre.

As at 9.20am AEDT, a fourth location has been attacked, with gunmen still on the run.

Further updates as they come to hand.

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