Paris mourns with a message of peace, but the security is formidable

Paris mourns with a message of peace, but the security is formidable

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The people of Paris have come together in a day of mourning to mark the one year anniversary of the Islamic terror attacks which claimed the lives of 130 people.

French President Francois Hollande and Paris Mayor Anne Hidalgo visited each site targeted by nine Islamist extremists on the night of November 13, 2015.

In silence, Hollande pulled French flags from plaques commemorating the victims who died at each site. The names of the victims were also read out at each site.

French President Francois Hollande and Paris’ Mayor Anne Hidalgo stand in front of a commemorative plaque at the Bataclan concert hall in Paris.

French President Francois Hollande stands after unveiling a commemorative plaque in front of the Comptoir Voltaire cafe on Boulevard Voltaire in Paris.

This article continues at [Breitbart] In Pics: One Year On, France Mourns Victims of the Paris Attacks

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