Death Toll Rises After Attacks on Paris Restaurants [Updated]

November 13, 2015

Reports of gunshots and explosions are coming out of the French capital.

Multiple Friday night attacks, seemingly coordinated, have resulted in fatalities at restaurants and other venues around Paris. Police have told French media at least 18 people are dead.

Update: November 13, 5:50 p.m. Shootings occurred at Cafe Republique and Le Petit Cambodge, the latter of which is near chef Inaki Aizpitarte’s Le Chateaubriand. CNN reports the death toll has risen to at least 60.

Update: November 13, 6 p.m. French President François Hollande has declared a state of emergency in France, closed the country’s borders, and deployed military units. U.S. President…