Wednesday 18 September 2019

Paris Terror Attacks: New footage shows moment Paris gunmen began shooting in Bataclan theatre

David Kearns

New footage has emerged showing the moment when six of the Paris gunmen opened fired on concert goers at the Bataclan theatre, killing more than 89 people in the worst of Friday’s massacres.

The video was uploaded Eagles of Death Metal fan Seb Snow on Instagram and appears to show the instance when the Paris attackers beginning shooting into the packed theatre hall.

Around 1,000 people were reportedly at the hall to see Californian band perform.

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In the short clip, gunfire can be heard a few seconds into filming.

Following this, one of the band members on stage can be seen running off screen while another is frozen in place looking towards where the sounds of gun fire are coming from.

The band’s drummer ducks behind his kit as the shooting continues.

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The concert hall was the scene of bloodiest attack to take place Friday, and of the 129 people killed, at least 89 where attending the Eagles of Death Metal gig at the Bataclan theatre .

Yesterday, video by a French journalist shows partygoers at the club clinging to second-floor window ledges as they attempt to hide from the gunmen.

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Of the hundreds shown fleeing the concert hall, dozens can be seen stumbling and felling to the ground after they were struck by bullets.

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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