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Photos: Several Dozen Dead In Attacks Around Paris

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Several dozen people were killed Friday in a series of terror attacks, the deadliest to hit Paris since World War II, French President Francois Hollande said, announcing that he was closing the country's borders and declaring a state of emergency. Here, an investigating police officer arrives outside the Stade de France stadium after two explosions were heard outside during a France-Germany friendly football match. (Michel Euler/AP)
Several dozen people were killed Friday in a series of terror attacks, the deadliest to hit Paris since World War II, French President Francois Hollande said, announcing that he was closing the country's borders and declaring a state of emergency. Here, an investigating police officer arrives outside the Stade de France stadium after two explosions were heard outside during a France-Germany friendly football match. (Michel Euler/AP)
Spectators invade the pitch of the Stade de France stadium after the international friendly soccer France against Germany, during which two explosions loud enough to penetrate the sounds of cheering fans were heard. (Michel Euler/AP)
Spectators invade the pitch of the Stade de France stadium after the international friendly soccer France against Germany, during which two explosions loud enough to penetrate the sounds of cheering fans were heard. (Michel Euler/AP)
France has been on edge since deadly attacks by Islamic extremists in January on satirical newspaper Charlie Hebdo and a kosher grocery that left 20 dead, including the three attackers. Here, investigating police officers work outside the Stade de France. (Michel Euler/AP)
France has been on edge since deadly attacks by Islamic extremists in January on satirical newspaper Charlie Hebdo and a kosher grocery that left 20 dead, including the three attackers. Here, investigating police officers work outside the Stade de France. (Michel Euler/AP)
Victims lay on the pavement outside a Paris restaurant Friday. A police official said 11 people were killed in a Paris restaurant in the 10th arrondissement, and other police officials said at least twice that number died elsewhere, primarily in the Bataclan music venue, where the hostages were taken. (Thibault Camus/AP)
Victims lay on the pavement outside a Paris restaurant Friday. A police official said 11 people were killed in a Paris restaurant in the 10th arrondissement, and other police officials said at least twice that number died elsewhere, primarily in the Bataclan music venue, where the hostages were taken. (Thibault Camus/AP)
President Obama, speaking to reporters in Washington, called the attacks on Paris "outrageous attempt to terrorize innocent civilians" and vowed to do whatever it takes to help bring the perpetrators to justice (Evan Vucci/AP)
President Obama, speaking to reporters in Washington, called the attacks on Paris "outrageous attempt to terrorize innocent civilians" and vowed to do whatever it takes to help bring the perpetrators to justice (Evan Vucci/AP)

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