129 people killed and 352 injured in Paris following shooting and explosions late on evening of November 13th
Terrorist acts occurred almost simultaneously in six different points of the French capital, with the bloodiest in Bataclan concert hall, where shooting began during a performance by famous American Eagles the Death Metal rock band.
Paris, November 13th, 2015
Another terrorist act was organised near the Parisian Stade de France Stadium, during the friendly match between the national teams of France and Germany. The match was attended by Francois Hollande, as well as Germany’s Foreign Minister, Frank-Walter Steinmeier.
Moreover, terrorist acts were conducted in Sharon and Voltaire boulevards, and in Fonten-au-Rua and Aliber streets. These all resulted in a great many citizens being wounded.
People leave flowers and light candles at the French Embassy in Minsk
Photo: Vitaly GIL
Belarusians have been moved by these terrorist acts in Paris, leaving flowers and lighting candles near the French Embassy to Minsk.
The President of Belarus, Alexander Lukashenko, has sent condolences to the President of France, Francois Hollande, and to the French people, families and friends of those killed and injured as a result of the terrorist acts in Paris.
‘With great pain, Belarus has received news of numerous casualties following the terrorist attacks in Paris, on the night of November 13th to 14th, 2015. On behalf of the Belarusian people, and on my own behalf, I express our deepest condolences and words of support to the families and friends of those killed and injured, as well as to all French people’, reads the letter of condolence.