Taoiseach says Paris atrocities are a "shocking attack on humanity"

Around 118 people feared dead in city's Bataclan concert hall

13th November, 2015
Medic tends to a man near the Boulevard des Filles-du-Calvaire Pic: Getty

Taoiseach Enda Kenny has described the appalling bloodshed in Paris tonight as "a shocking attack on humanity".

Kenny issued a statement on Twitter following simultaneous terrorist attacks in the French capital which have left around 140 dead and many others seriously wounded.

In a sickening night of carnage, up to 100 people taken hostage at the Bataclan concert hall in the centre of the city are believed to have been slaughtered by terrorists.

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