Sunday 18 August 2019

Paris Terror Attack: Shocking video shows dozens fleeing Bataclan theatre as others clinging to windows to avoid Paris gunmen Newsdesk Newsdesk

A woman can be seen clinging from a window ledge as dozens of terrified people flee for their lives in a dramatic video showing the deadly attack on the Bataclan concert hall in Paris.

Dramatic footage shot by a French journalist shows the partygoers at the nightclub running out of three emergency exits and into an alley.

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Several can be seen stumbling and were struck by bullets as they fled.

Some can be seen clinging to window ledges high up on the wall of the building after climbing from second-floor windows.

Rapid gunfire can be heard at the beginning of the footage.

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The shocking footage was captured by Daniel Psenny, a journalist for the French newspaper Le Monde, from his apartment behind the Bataclan club.

Mr Psenny was subsequently shot in the arm after he had abandoned the safety of his flat to go down to street level to help the injured.

Trails of blood can be seen on the ground outside the nightclub as people dragged away apparently unconscious victims from the attack.

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More than 80 people were killed there when attackers seized hostages during a night of terror across the city.

Around 1,000 people were reportedly at the hall to see Californian band Eagles Of Death Metal perform to a sell-out crowd.

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