UPDATE: POLICE have stormed a Paris theatre where 100 people were being held hostage.
There are reports all those inside the Bataclan concert hall have been killed.
A number of explosions had been heard inside the music hall, which was hosting a concert by US rock band Eagles Of Death Metal.
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French President Francois Hollande is on his way to the devastating scene.
EARLIER: IT’S feared as many as 100 people have been taken hostage in a Paris theatre, as deadly attacks rock the French capital.
It’s believed 15 people have been killed at the Bataclan concert hall, in eastern Paris, where others are being held.
While 17 more lives are thought to have been taken in a shootout in Carillon, a restaurant is in the same general neighbourhood as the Charlie Hebdo offices which were targeted by terrorists earlier this year.
Three people have also been killed in explosions near the Stade de France stadium just north of Paris, where a France-Germany football match was taking place.
No group has yet claimed responsibility, but terror experts believe it has come from a major organisation.
EARLIER: THERE are reports several people have been killed after a gunman opened fire outside a Paris restaurant.
While an explosion rocked a bar near the Stade de France, where the French national football team was playing Germany.
Despite being in attendance, president Francois Hollande is thought to have escaped unharmed.