Several killed in 'multiple acts of violence' in Paris


Several people have been killed in "multiple acts of violence" in Paris, police said. 

Shots were fired at a restaurant in the French capital and there was an explosion near the national stadium, according to reports.

The Associated Press said fatalities had been reported following a "shootout" at a restaurant, believed to be near the Place de la Republique, and that ambulances were at the scene.

In a separate incident explosions were heard from within the Stade de France, about five or six miles from the city centre, where France were playing Germany in an international football friendly.

Police said at least 11 people were killed in the shootouts and other violence around Paris.

Officials said there were shots fired in at least two restaurants in the capital, and at least two explosions were heard near the Stade de France stadium, the Associated Press reported.