Paris( CNN) On a night when thousands of Paris residents and tourists were reveling and fans were enjoying a football match between France and world champ Germany, horror struck in an unprecedented manner. Terrorists — some with AK-4 7s, some reportedly with bombs strapped to them — attacked sites throughout the French capital and at the stadium where the football match was underway.
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Paris Prosecutor spokesperson Agns Thibault-Lecuivre said eight extremists are dead after attacks. Seven of them were killed in suicide bombings.
U.S. President Barack Obama spoke with French President Francois Hollande to offer condolences and assistance in the investigation, the White House said. Earlier, Obama said, “This is an attack not just on Paris , not just on the people on France, but an attack on all humanity and the universal values we share.” He called the attacks an “outrageous attempt to terrorize innocent civilians.”