Newswire: Dozens taken hostage at Eagles Of Death Metal show amid larger violence in Paris

You may have heard that the city of Paris is on lockdown right now after a series of attacks at venues throughout the city, including an explosion at a stadium during the France-Germany soccer match. Things are still pretty chaotic—even The New York Times appears to be getting conflicting reports—but several, including one from Al Jazeera English, say that French police are currently at the scene of one of the attacks, a hostage situation near the Bataclan concert hall in the city. The French newspaper Liberation says that a “big bang” and about 20 shots were heard near the venue, and the Associated Press adds that 15 people were killed and 100 have been taken hostage. Eagles Of Death Metal were booked to play a show at the Bataclan tonight, with pictures from what appears to be a normal rock show appearing on Instagram up to about an …

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