Fans sing French national anthem during Stade de France evacuation

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French president Francois Hollande evacuated from soccer match following explosions outside stadium
Saturday November 14th, 2015

Soccer fans sang the French national anthem as they evacuated from the Stade de France during several terrorist attacks in Paris on Friday night.

French officials say several dozen people have been killed in shootings and explosions at a theater, restaurant and elsewhere in Paris. At least three people died when bombs went off outside a stadium

President Francois Hollande was in attendance at the game and was evacuated.

“This is a terrible ordeal that again assails us,” Hollande said in a national address. “We know where it comes from, who these criminals are, who these terrorists are.”

Multiple attacks break out in Paris during France–Germany friendly

On Friday morning, the German soccer team was evacuated from its hotel following a bomb threat, The Guardian reported. It is unclear whether the threat is related to Friday's attacks.

France will host Euro 2016 next summer. Stade de France is slated to host the tournament's final.

Watch soccer fans sing "La Marseillaise" during the evacuation below:



Dans un tunnel de sortie du Stade de France, sortie dans le calme.... Et la Marseillaise. #fier

Posted by Karl Olive on Friday, November 13, 2015
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