Police officers arrived quickly at the scene.

Paris On Edge: Hundreds Flee After Hearing Loud Bangs

Hundreds of people gathered at Place de la Republique to pay tributes to the victims of Paris Attacks, fled in panic after loud bangs were reportedly heard in the area. Residents were also seen cowering under tables in nearby restaurants in the centre of the French capital. One of the officials said the crowd in the square panicked after hearing firecrackers and police have since confirmed it was not the sound of gunfire.


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