Ambassador to brief media on Paris attacks

2015-11-16 23:50


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Cape Town - France's ambassador to South Africa Elisabeth Barbier will on Tuesday brief the media at the French Embassy in Pretoria on Friday’s attacks in Paris which led to the deaths of 132 people.

Three teams of attackers including seven suicide bombers on Friday night attacked the national stadium, the concert hall and nearby nightspots.

The attacks left 350 people injured, 99 of them seriously.

The Islamic State group (ISIS) has claimed to be behind the co-ordinated gun and bomb attacks.

According to the Department of International Relations and Co-operation, no South Africans were among the casualties.

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