France was attacked today. Scores have died in this senseless, mindless, and entirely preventable attack.
Paris (CNN)On a night when thousands of Paris residents and tourists were reveling and fans were enjoying a soccer match between France and world champion Germany, horror struck in an unprecedented manner. Terrorists — some with AK-47s, some reportedly with bombs strapped to them — attacked sites throughout the French capital and at the stadium where the soccer match was underway.
Scores were killed in the coordinated attacks late Friday, leaving a nation in mourning and the world in shock. CNN will update this story as information comes in:
• At least 153 people were killed in the Paris and Saint-Denis shootings and bombings, French officials said. Among the victims, 112 were killed at the Bataclan concert venue, according to the Interior Ministry. Saint-Denis is home to the national stadium where the match was being played. …..
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For this post, this is all I have to say about ……. I pray the loved ones of the murdered find comfort. I pray the patriots find resolve. I pray the people of France, Europe, and the world open their eyes and see what is happening. And, I pray we prevent this from ever happening again.