Around 9:15 p.m.: At the Stade de France, a soccer match between France is interrupted by two explosions outside.

9:20 p.m.: Shots are fired at people sitting at the outdoor tables of two restaurants in the 10th arrondissement of Paris.

9:32 p.m.: Shots are fired at Casa Nostra, a pizza place on rue de la Fontaine au Roi in the 11th arrondissement of the capital.

9:36 p.m.: Shots fired at La Belle Equipe bar.

9:43 p.m.: A suicide bombing at Comptoir Voltaire cafe leaves one person dead.

9:45 p.m.: The first shots fired at Bataclan, a concert hall near Charlie Hebdo’s offices, which was targeted in January.

9:50 p.m.: A suicide bomber blows up outside a McDonald’s restaurant near the Stade de France. No one is hurt.

10 p.m.: President Francois Hollande, who is at the soccer match, is told of the multiple shootings in central Paris.

10:25 p.m.-11:30 p.m.: Hollande holds a crisis meeting at the Interior Ministry across the street from the Elysee Palace.

11:30 p.m.: Paris metro stations near the shootings are closed. Police flood the streets, searching for culprits.

11:58 p.m.: Hollande addresses the nation, declares a state of emergency and announces a closure of France’s borders.

Midnight: French government holds cabinet meeting as a hostage situation at the Bataclan theater continues.

12:45 a.m. Saturday: Cabinet meeting ends. Security heightened in the region, with 1,500 additional troops deployed.

12:45 a.m.: French police launch an assault at the Bataclan theater. The hostage situation ends a few minutes later.

1:10 a.m.: Hollande and several ministers visit the Bataclan area where scores died, but don’t enter the theater.

1:00-2:00 a.m.: People trickle out of the theater and bodies covered in white shrouds are lined up along the pavement.

4 a.m.: Police say that some militants died in suicide bombings. Hollande speaks with President Obama.

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