Paris: Terrorists who killed more than 150 people in a string of terror attacks here shouted “This is for Syria” as they opened fire and exploded bombs, witnesses said.
Over 110 of the victims were massacred at a concert in the Bataclan theatre after terrorists burst in, opened fire and took hostages, forcing security forces to storm the venue.
France is a member of the US-led coalition combating the Islamic State.
Also eight attackers were killed after launching multiple shootings and explosions in Paris, seven of them in suicide bombings, Xinhua news agency reported on Saturday.
First Published | 14 November 2015 12:25 PM