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3 Dead & 80 People Freed After Gunmen Take 170 Hostage At Hotel In Former French Colony Of Mali — Details Here

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On Friday morning, a reported 10 Islamist gunmen took 170 people hostage at the Radisson Blu hotel in Mali's capital, Bamako.

The gunmen stormed the U.S.-owned hotel — which is used quite often by foreign businesses as well as airline crews — around 7 a.m (2 a.m. EST) firing and shouting "Allahu Akbar" which translates to "God is great" in Arabic.

Related: French Police Confirm Man Behind Paris Attacks Was Killed In Raids

Shortly after two armed men locked 140 guests and 30 employees in at the hotel, 80 were freed. A security source has said that some people being held hostage were let go if they were able to recite verses of the Koran.

Sadly it's being reported that there have been three deaths so far in the attack.

A spokesperson for India's Ministry of External Affairs has addressed the situation and said

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Paris Attacks: Watch The Awful Incident Where Turkish Soccer Fans Booed A Moment Of Silence For Victims Of Terrorism

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This isn't good sportsmanship… or good humanity in general.

Turkish soccer fans booed during a moment of silence for the 129 victims of Friday's Paris terror attacks before a friendly international game in Istanbul on Tuesday.

The mark of respect was observed at games across Europe and the U.S. — including Wembley Stadium where France faced off against England.

Related: German Soccer Match Canceled After Indication Of Explosives

Before kickoff, players on the national teams for Turkey and Greece took part in the moment of silence, but several fans in the stands were heard booing and jeering.

According to reports, some fans even started chanting "Allahu Akbar" or "God is greater" in the stands.

Watch (below):

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Paris Attacks: Geraldo Rivera Breaks Down On Live TV As He Reveals His Daughter Was At The Scene

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This is so scary for any parent.

Geraldo Rivera, a journalist with FOX News, revealed live on TV late Friday night that his daughter Simone had been at the soccer stadium at the center of the Paris terror attacks during the incident.

Related: Pope Francis Calls The Attacks A 'Third World War'

Apparently, she was able to escape unharmed, but it was stunning and so sad to see Rivera break down literally to tears on live television recounting what he had heard from his daughter about the situation in Paris (below):

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Paris Attacks: Islamic State Claims Responsibility While French President Francois Hollande Calls The Horror 'An Act Of War'

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The Islamic State has claimed responsibility for the terror attacks in Paris that have left at least 127 people dead in multiple locations throughout the city.

French president Francois Hollande responded to the horrific spree, calling it "an act of war," and vowing to hit back at militants. He also declared three days of national mourning for the country.

Related: Rob Lowe Slammed For Insensitive Paris Comments

After coming out of a meeting with his main security advisors, Hollande said of the terror attacks:

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Paris Attacks: Residents Use #PorteOuverte To Help Non-French Speakers Seek Shelter

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It's so incredible to see the people in Paris coming together like this.

On Friday, Paris was rocked by multiple terror attacks.

Reports are saying over 100 people have been killed in a series of assaults, including a hostage situation at Le Bataclan concert hall, explosions during a soccer game at Stade de France, and other shootings.

France's president François Hollande has closed the nation's borders and issued a state of emergency. Police are encouraging civilians to stay off the streets.

Video: Fans Sing French National Anthem During Stadium Evacuation

In the wake of the terrifying tragedy, Parisian residents are using social media to offer assistance to anyone in the city who doesn't speak French.

One Twitter user shared:

"Porte ouverte" translates to "open door" in English, and that's exactly what the capital's residents are embracing.

A website called porteouverte.eu has been set up to help anyone who's stranded to seek shelter from people in the city who's graciously offered to share their living space.

If non-French speakers in the area search the hashtag online, they'll be able to find and DM users who are willing to let anyone in need of assistance into their homes.

They've been posting messages like this:

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