Dark days in the City of Light

France is coming to terms with the terrifying terrorist attack that wiped out 130 of its citizens last weekend

22nd November, 2015
Crowds gather as candles are lit near the Bataclan venue in Paris: France observed three days of national mourning last week. Pic: Getty

Gaëlle Faure was sitting on a café terrace at Strasbourg St-Denis when news of the Paris terrorist attacks broke.

As a journalist with French television station France 24 Observers, she was used to identifying and verifying eyewitness news from social media around the world.

This was different. This was Paris.

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