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Where the terrorists struck in Paris

A stadium, a concert hall, and a succession of cafes and bars around Paris were targeted; more than 120 killed, hundreds injured

People rest on a bench after being evacuated from the Bataclan theater after a shooting in Paris, Saturday, Nov. 14, 2015.  (AP Photo/Thibault Camus)
People rest on a bench after being evacuated from the Bataclan theater after a shooting in Paris, Saturday, Nov. 14, 2015. (AP Photo/Thibault Camus)

The Islamic State terror group on Saturday claimed responsibility for multiple terror attacks in Paris late Friday in which more than 120 people were killed.

Hundreds more were injured, and dozens of people were being treated in critical condition at Paris hospitals on Saturday.

Eight terrorists are known to have died.

Here is where the killers struck in what French President Francois Hollande called an “unprecedented” wave of terror attacks in his country.

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LE BATACLAN

One of the best-known popular music venues in Paris, the Bataclan attracts a range of bands, and was set to host California-based band Eagles of Death Metal on Friday night.

The attackers first sprayed cafes outside the concert hall with machine-gun fire, then went inside and opened fire on the panicked audience, according to the Paris police chief.

As police closed in, the attackers detonated suicide vests, killing themselves and setting off explosions. Dozens of people were killed.

Map locates the deadly terror attacks in and around Paris, France. (AP)
Map locates the deadly terror attacks in and around Paris, France. (AP)

The neighborhood around the concert hall, like many of the sites targeted Friday, is known for a vibrant nightlife. The club is on Boulevard Voltaire, in a trendy neighborhood at the intersection of the 10th, 11th and 3rd arrondissements, or city districts.

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STADE DE FRANCE

Two suicide attacks and a bombing were carried out simultaneously near the national soccer stadium, where France and Germany were playing an exhibition match.

Spectators invade the pitch of the Stade de France stadium after the international friendly soccer France against Germany, Friday, Nov. 13, 2015 in Saint Denis, outside Paris. (AP Photo/Michel Euler)
Spectators invade the pitch of the Stade de France stadium after the international friendly soccer France against Germany, Friday, Nov. 13, 2015 in Saint Denis, outside Paris. (AP Photo/Michel Euler)

The attacks occurred near two of the stadium entrances and at a nearby McDonald’s restaurant, according to Gregory Goupil of the Alliance Police Nationale, whose region includes the area around the stadium.

He said at least three people died in the attacks.

French President Francois Hollande, who often attends national matches, was evacuated from the stadium. The 80,000-seat venue was built for the 1998 World Cup.

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LA BELLE EQUIPE

The sidewalk terrace of this cafe on Rue de Charonne was showered in gunfire, killing as many as 18 people, according to the Paris prosecutor.

Emergency workers covered bodies splayed on the sidewalk of the traditional Parisian cafe, whose name is a play on the expression “Le Belle Epoque.”

A crime scene cleaner is pictured at the Rue de Charonne in Paris on November 14, 2015, following a series of coordinated attacks in and around Paris late Friday that left at least 127 people dead. (AFP PHOTO/LOIC VENANCE)
A crime scene cleaner is pictured at the Rue de Charonne in Paris on November 14, 2015, following a series of coordinated attacks in and around Paris late Friday that left at least 127 people dead. (AFP PHOTO/LOIC VENANCE)

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LE CARILLON and LE PETIT CAMBODGE

Le Carillon, a bar-cafe, and the nearby Cambodian restaurant Le Petit Cambodge were apparently both targeted with gunfire, killing around 14 people and leaving several gravely injured, according to the prosecutor.

They are at the junction of Rue Bichat and Rue Alibert

Witnesses described sounds like fireworks, before they realized the gravity of the situation and tried to hide, or flee.

A woman leaves candles and flowers outside of the Carillon bar in the 10th district of Paris on November 14, 2015, after a series of attacks in and around the city left at least 128 people dead. (AFP PHOTO/KENZO TRIBOUILLARD)
A woman leaves candles and flowers outside of the Carillon bar in the 10th district of Paris on November 14, 2015, after a series of attacks in and around the city left at least 128 people dead. (AFP PHOTO/KENZO TRIBOUILLARD)
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