French Police: Multiple Dead In Violent Attacks Across Paris, Hostages Taken

UPDATED: Friday, November 13, 2015 5:50 PM EST

In a somber address, President Obama vowed to work with French officials to bring “terrorist networks to justice.”

“We stand together with the people of France. This is an attack not just on Paris. This is an attack on all of humanity and the values that we share,” Obama said.

The president did not confirm who might be responsible for the attacks, saying that he did not want to speculate.

We’ll keep you updated with the latest.


Multiple people were killed in attacks across Paris Friday night.

While French police have yet to confirm the number of dead, Reuters reports that 35 people were killed in shootouts in the central part of the city. At least 100 hostages are being held in Bataclan theater.