POSTED: November 14th 2015

Olympics: Paris 2024 in mourning after tragic terrorism attack

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(SFC) The Paris bid to host the 2024 Olympic summer Games released a statement following the terrorism tragedy gripping the city last night. Over 128 are reported to be dead after six orchestrated attacks rocked the city. Terrorism organization ISIS is claiming responsibility for the explosions and brutal shootings.

French President Francois Hollande was at a soccer match between Germany and France at the Stade de France when explosions erupted. French police and military reacted by coming out in droves to protect the city.

 "Paris 2024 is today in mourning for all those killed in the appalling events of last night.‎ Our thoughts are with their loved ones and with those wounded in these horrific, unforgivable attacks. 

We share the shock and profound sadness which has been expressed by so many people around the world and as Parisians we stand in solidarity with the people of Paris and of France in uniting against these acts of terror. The historic values of our city and our country matter more than ever and they are the basis of our resolve and determination in the face of such terrible tragedy." 

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