Paris attacks: False alarm sparks panic, hundreds flee memorial site

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Paris, Nov 16: While the whole world is coming to terms with the deadly Paris attacks that left over 130 death, the citizens of Paris are still living in fear.

In a video, which has gone viral on social media, it is seen how firecrackers are setting panic in Paris.

Also read: Paris attacks: Did the French let their guard down?

False alarm sparks panic in Paris

The video shows a group of people, who had gathered at the memorial at the Republique Plaza, running after they were asked to leave the site.

Officials said that the crowd started panicking after they heard firecrackers, mistaking it to be gunshots.

Similar scenes were witnessed in other parts of Paris.

Over 130 were dead and 352 injured in the deadly attacks that rocked the city of Paris on Friday. The attacks were carried out by ISIS, who later claimed responsibility for the same.

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