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the city has seen in decades. officials saying at least seven terrorists working in teams of coordinated effort targeting six different locations across paris, including a concert hall, as you see behind me, that bataclan concert hall, soccer stadium on the outskirts of of paris, a restaurant. the kinds of places, everyone, ordinary people go to enjoy friday night. we know 129 people killed, 352 wounded in shootings, suicide bombings. we know an american college student, 23-year-old design student, is among the dead. 89 of the victims found inside that concert hall behind me. one survivor describing it as a bloodbath with three of the attackers firing and reloading firing and reloading, some at pointblank range, for at least ten minutes. now, there's word from belgium there have been multiple arrests in belgium linked to the attacks here.
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of course, this all comes just ten months after the horrific "charlie hebdo" massacre, weeks since downing of the russian jetliner over sharm el sheikh that isis claimed responsibility for and days after twin deadly bombings in beirut that claimed 43 lives. joining me now, jim sciutto. also cnn senior international correspondent, clarissa ward. midnight here in paris. obviously a city on its toes, heightened alert. but even more concern now that they may not have contained this web of terrorists. >> concerned because they don't know. we're seeing measures of that now. affiliate reporting the father and brother of tfrench attacker identified by fingerprints, father and brother detained. we don't know if there's substance, do they know of a direct connection or detaining them for questioning? there's some precedent for rounding them up so you could
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dig deeper. another measure of the state of alert a false alarm, raid on the hotel pullman, big police presence around the eiffel tower that turned out to be false alarm. why are they doing this? because, as french official has told cnn, they do not know that they have all of the attackers. but they also know, they believe at least, french president hags said this, they believe the network behind the attack or these attacks goes larger than those seven attackers, there had to be a support network that helped them get explosives, guns, cars, and we're seeing the investigation spread beyond france to belgium, bermgermany. >> we saw that after the "charlie hebdo" attack. >> that's right. that's right. the "charlie hebdo," taking over the kosher market there. that is the fear. but there are other questions, right? how you had such an extensive operation, seven attackers
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carried out deadly attacks with a horrible death count, as we know, nearly 129, 352 injured. with the state of alert that has been here. we know that french authorities have been looking out for this kind of thing. this is an enormous network. international as we know. we know they're getting help, french getting help, from american authorities, et cetera. you have intelligence cooperation. they were watching for this kind of thing and yet able to happen. >> you said 5,000 people that they should be tracking right now. >> french estimate 5,000 suspected jihadys in france. it is impossible to keep them under surveillance because you need at least 50,000 by a factor of 10 to keep one person under surveillance, 50,000 operatives to do that. they can't do that, that's impossible. you had that with the "charlie hebdo" attacksing one of the brothers under surveillance. you have that here to some degree one of the attackers, french attacker, known to authorities. they believe he had been
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radicalized. they did not have evidence they had gone on to terrorist activities. there's no precrime unit. you cannot arrest people purely on suspicion they might do something. that's a sciutto, thank you. cla ris 15 ward on top of this. you spoke to a man and a son who survived the attack that is absolutely a chilling account. what did they tell you? >> absolutely, poppy. horrifying account. this man was just desperate with fear that his son could potentially have been killed in the awful situation. they went on a friday night to enjoy a concert and instead met with a bloodbath. take a listen. >> we heard this bang, bang, bang, and like everybody else, thought it was fireworks or part of the show. and then i felt something go past my ear, i don't know -- was it a bullet or something, i didn't know what it was. and then i realized something's
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coming out, something's going towards the stage, everybody understood, everybody threw themselves on the ground, i stuck my head up to from the desk to see what was going on. i saw two shooters, one changing his magazine, he had a magazine in front of him, a big vest on. >> what did he look like? >> a young fellow, nothing particular at all. >> reporter: did you hear him speak at all? >> i did. i heard him one point he said something about syria, i think -- >> he said you need to think about syria but in french like there wasn't any accent or anything. >> obviously native french speaker. i could see one of the guys covering, doing crowd control, other guy executing. there was no chance. there was an incident ten months ago. these guys were organized. one was covering the crowd. the other doing the shooting. >> reporter: is that one of the
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worst moments of your life, fearing your son could have been hit? >> well, yeah, i was screaming out his name i thought he couldn't be far away. he should shout out dad or something or stop or something and he wasn't there. >> reporter: have you ever seen a dead body before? >> no, my first time. and i was lying next to one which i'm really -- was not in a comfortable position at that moment. >> reporter: you must have been very, very frightened. >> yeah. >> reporter: you heard there poppy, beau of them say they spoke french without an accent. one of the french national attackers well-known to authorities. he had a long rap sheet and he was radicalized. it that nexus, really, that is the main concern here it was the
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same thing with "charlie hebdo." took over the kosher supermarket, both had long rap sheets as well as being radicalized. that's the toxic brew, the criminal element, the criminal know-how, the background. these men are well-trained in dodging police, buying weapons and sophisticated in their knowledge of how to operate within those criminal elements. but at the same time, extremely dangerous because they're highly radicalized. >> absolutely. just for viewers, you have extensive knowledge on this, you have reported in the wake of "charlie hebdo" intensely on the issue of radicalization witness france, it's important to note they don't are to go back to syria to be radicalized. much radicalization is happening among criminals in prisons here in paris. >> reporter: that's right. the two actually met in a
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parisian jail, and that's where they first came in to contact with begal, an al qaeda operative who radicalized them. france you have a real problem with disaffected youth. that's a problem in many countries across the world. searing now in europe particularly, these young disaffected youths can get on a plane to turkey, drive on into syria, learn how to use sophisticated weapons, learn how to make a bomb, and learn how to pull off incredibly sophisticated and complex and multipronged attack like this one. that is what has authorities not just in france but all over the european continent, we know there's a belgium connection, also a belgium connection with "charlie hebdo." this is a concern for all european nations what happen to do with disaffected youth, how to prevent them from being radicalized and it's not a easy
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solution. there are no easy solutions. >> absolutely not. thank you very much for the reporting. i want to bring in former cia operative bob baer and cnn dose sure.airs analyst, kimberly when you look and listen to what clarisa said, she's right, disaffected youth across europe, it's not a problem indem nick france. when you look at the this and the radicalization in syria, internal in france, french national now identified as one of the attackers, what needs to be done to contain the terror threat? >> that's the problem. there's no easy solution, poppy. this is an al jeerian population that has been there since the second world war, essentially french but they've not been able to integrate into french society. they can't make their way up in the elite, high unemployment, and a lot of them have turned to crime. they're criminal gangs around paris, very dangerous.
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this is something we lnt sehadn seen -- it's the last ten years it's happened and french don't know what to do about it. easy access to weapons and explosives, ability to identify with a cause, like islamic state is an explosive solution. if there were an easy out on this, i just -- no one has told it to me yet. by the way, the french police -- >> why does have it to be an easy out, bob? talking about 129 lives claimed here, 352 people, 99 of them right now in critical condition. what is the long, difficult, expensive resource intensive answer? what does this country need to do? >> how do you integrate a population that is inherently you can't integrate in france. i lived there three years as an american. i had a hard time, i spoke french, it's very hard to do. it's harder for algerians and
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north africans in general. add to the problem of more refugees in france. i guarantee you, after this attack is going to turn right with le pen. this is very dangerous brew in europe. and i don't see it getting better very quickly. >> kimberly dozier, to you, we heard this week president obama in his interview with george stephanopoulos say that isis has been contained, not defeated, not decapitated in his words but contained. to be fair, he meant on the battlefield in syria and iraq. when you look at what has played out over the last three weeks, downing of the russian jetliner, coordinated dual bombings in beirut that claimed 43 lives and as i stand here, the six coordinated attacks all of which isis claimed credit for, is this a new isis? >> it's a maturation of isis. i can tell you some u.s.
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officials listening to the president saying that winced because they busy watching 1500 possible suspects in this country, in the united states, who have some isis sympathies. they're also seeing so many hundreds of fighters leave syria and move to parts of europe. they have been concerned this migrant crisis would mask a movement of illicit traffic, everything from would-be terrorists to the criminal gangs that can make it easier to access weapons. you can get a ka loshny cov for $50 oh the kind used in the attacks some their concern is that this is now shown a wider population of would-be terrorists how easy this is to do in an open city. yes, it was sophisticated, compared to other attacks that we've seen across the west but
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it isn't sophisticated compared to what you've seen in a war zone. this is standard attack for syria, iraq, afghanistan, hit a number of different targets at same time. really isn't that hard to plan. >> kimberly dozier, bob baer, thank you. you will be with us throughout the evening. we'll take a quick break. live from paris as continuing coverage of the terror attack continues after this.
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her other friends studying abroad here, like so many do a friday night. isis claims to have carried out the coordinated six attacks. nohemi a junior at university, in paris for a semester abroad, studying design. cnn's paul vercammen joins me now with more from long beach. we just heard, paul, the president of the university speaking. what did she say to describe this 23-year-old girl who has now lost her life? >> reporter: well, they describe her on this campus as buoyant, overial and a superstar in design. the mood on the campus now, poppy, tragic, sad, heartbreaking, some of the words they used. and they began to describe nohemi. and as a design student, she was actually a senior, they corrected that. apparently extremely gifted one of her professors telling me offcamera seconds ago, so
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talented everybody in the department knew her. and not only was she gifted but she was sharing. she was a mentor. talk about how close-knit this family is and how they worked long, long hours and how nohemi was a positive influence on everyone and excited about going off to paris. another member of the faculty telling me, from what he under stands, they had gone out for a night on the town, so to speak, going to dine out, fresco on the cafes, long beach state people with them and they had simply sat down with the unimaginable happened. they heard gunfire and, poppy, let me give you more of a characterization of how dynamic of a student that nohemi was. she engaged in this global competition put on by biomimickry. 72 entries around the world and nohemi's group finished second in the competition.
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we get some indications to the kind of person she was. clearly involved in sustainable agriculture, healthy foods and more. what she designed, according to the competition, was called polysnack, a biodegradable bag that contained fruits and nuts and after you ate it, you were able to go ahead and plant something and that was a very complex project, one she was rewarded for internationally, poppy. >> wow. you know, paul, you hear the numbers, 129 dead, 352 injured, now all of the individual stories, this just one of all of those brutally, brutally murdered in this attack yesterday. paul vercammen live in long beach. thank you very much. later in the program, we'll have a full list for you of the victims who have been identified at this hour. a little bit more about each of them. stay with us for that. u.s. department of homeland
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security says, it has no active intelligence to suggest any attacks are eminent in the united states. however, cities including new york city are increasing security out of precaution. extra police officers have been deployed to protect potential targets like times square and the statue of liberty. u.s. officials working around the clock this weekend in touch with their french counterparts on this investigation. and as we learned earlier, from julie kayyem, the fbi has jurisdiction in this in because an american has been killed in this attack. joining me from washington, evan perez, also with him, former fbi director, tom fuentes with us china. evan, speak to that a little bit everybody now we know there has been an american casualty, fbi will have a more integral role in this investigation, if you will. >> reporter: that's right, poppy. we expect, now that the fbi is going to be working more closely
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with the french authorities try to figure out exactly what happened here, they have a criminal investigation now that's ongoing, expect the french will be able to brief them a lot more readily, more, you know, as soon as they have information because now the fbi has jurisdiction. one of the things that's happening i was told just last night the fbi convened a conference call with special agents in charge around the country. one of the things that the deputy director of the fbi told them to do, simply go back and review all of their cases. they want to make sure that this is an opportunity to go back and check to see whether anybody on their radar who possibly might use this event as a trigger to go out and do something. this is something that they did. treating this like what happened after the garland attack. remember two attackers tried to shoot up a prophet muhammad contest in texas, and that
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caused the fbi to start doing 24/7 surveillance on suspects throughout the country. we ended up having a couple dozen of arrests as a result of that. so we expect now that there's more activity from the fbi, shaking the trees, as one official calls it because they want to make sure they don't take any chances. >> absolutely. evan, thank you. tom, to you, as you look at this, from your perspective, former assistant director of the fbi, you know, it's sort of unreal to think that isis has claimed responsibility for three attacks in the last three weeks, downing of the russian jetliner, beirut, the coordinated attacks this week, and now in paris here. do you believe there's a reason we're seeing these play out around the world and not in the united states at this point in time? >> well, i think, poppy, partly because the other countries, particularly in europe, have more of isis than anybody.
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they've had tens of thousands of individuals go to syria and join and learn to fight, use weapons and return back to their countries in europe, and then train others there. so you have french nationals and others in those countries who are, you know, able to be trained by the people who have come back from the battlefield, you know, to try to train themselves. we don't have as many in the u.s. but it's overwhelming here. it's a plmatter of time it coul happen here. the bureau has active isis investigations in every single one of our states all 50. >> right. >> in a sense, it's a matter of time. >> that's a scary, scary thought. tom, do you believe that, as we look at the evolution of isis with the g-20, u.s. secretary of state john kerry meeting with other leaders and also russia's
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foreign secretary lavrov laying out their plan or their hope, if you will, for the future of syria and what should happen to the assad regime in syria. we'll see it leads to elections that carry outlined there. do you believe anything can change in terms of isis expanding ability and threat until the situation in syria is handled? >> i think, even if the situation is handled, that may take another couple of decades to do so, it's still not going to stop the entire problem. you know you can contain a virus, like ebola, we don't talk about ebola anymore but you cannot contain the ideology. the ideology goes on. and i should add that attacks in paris and belgium were planned for the week of 9/11, the police and fbi working with them throughout europe that foiled those plots days before the u.s. embassy in paris was going to be attacked. we never heard anything about those arrests because, of
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course, we had our own 9/11 coverage, obviously extensive, and for good reason. this has been going on in europe for decades. it's not a new phenomenon. it's just expanded phenomenon. what used to be al qaeda, really kind of morphed into isis. the people that might have originally followed al qaeda follow isis now. in a sense, it doesn't matter. they'll follow somebody else if they're out there, you know, spreading ideology, spreading the hate, spreading the word that they should attack and kill in their own country. >> you're saying you can't contain isis. we heard the president say isis has been contained, meaning on the battlefield in serra and iraq. is it a mistake to try to fight isis on the battlefield in syria and iraq rather than on the streets of cities across the globe? >> we don't think it's a mistake but we've had two presidents in a rossett that we're not going to allow al qaeda or extremists islamic groups to have a place
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to do their training, to have a spot to expand their training academies, you know, meaning afghanistan and iraq. we eliminated that, but now one-third of syria, one-third of iraq are giant training grounds, more prolific than existed in the past and thousands -- bin laden would not have been able to accommodate the thousands of people that showed up to train in afghanistan at his camps back in the late '90s compared to what they can do now all over syria, all over iraq. so until the present caliphate eliminated you're going to have training grounds. again, it's still ideology. only takes a handful of people to do these kind of attacks. >> tom fuentes thank you. we'll take a quick break.
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welcome back to our special live coverage in the wake of the terror attacks that rattled paris last night. poppy harlow. it's just past midnight here and parisians trying to dom grips with the stark reality of what has happened to their streets and people of their city. 129 people were killed last night. 352 wounded. numbers, not seen here in terms of an attack on paris send world war ii. france three days of national mourning. the city's in a state of emergency. across paris, memorials spreading up at site of friday's terror attacks. all six attacks coordinated and claimed by isis. names are rolling in of people
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gunned down in the paris music theater, the bataclan concert hall, behind me. they went to see a rock show, a band, that has come here from palm desert, california, and to have a little fun on friday night. while the music played, gunmen walked in and opened fire. a british man named nick alexander was killed at the theater. he was working with the rock group called eagles of death metal. alexander's family tells the guardian newspaper it's with huge sorrow we confirm our beloved nick lost his life at bataclan last night. not just our brother, son, uncle, everyone's best friend, generous, funny, fiercely loyal. nick died doing what he loved. nick alexander was 36 years old. and this woman, lola sali nas killed last night. just confirmation of the death of lola.
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we are all beyond sad. thank you to all of those who helped us and testify of the sympathy today. she worked for a french roller derby team, according to her father. we will have much more of our live coverage from paris. we will bring you the names of more of the victims as we become aware of them. special live coverage of paris continues right after this. this is my family. being a part of helping people in need is who i am. working at brookdale for me is not just a job, it's a life for me. i love it. i formed many connections with the residents. i feel like i am part of their family and they're part of mine. if you can get up in the morning, ya know, shake the dust and go up there and make somebody happy, when i go to sleep, i did my job.
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welcome back to continuing live coverage. from paris, i'm poppy harlow joined by jim sciutto. as we are analyzing what we know thus far, latest, 129 people have been killed, 352 wounded. french president fran what hollande vowing a, quote, ruthless response to what he
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deems an act of war on the french people. he blames isis for the shootings and suicide bombings that targeted this very busy, bustling tourist area of paris and five other spots. also, a so stadium on the outskirts of paris. we know seven terrorists were killed last night. we know one of them has been identified as a french national, officials warning that more suspects tonight could be out there. jim sciutto, to you, this coming from a french source in the last few hours. more suspects could be out there. this investigation spans far beyond paris and france. this goes to the outskirts of brussels. >> it does. what you have french and european authorities trying to assess how big the web is behind these attacks and then try to contain it. the fact is they don't know. and that's why you've seen a lot of steps in last several hours. false alarm in a hotel, they thought there might be attackers there. they raided the rooms, turns out they were not. we've seen our colleagues at
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affiliate reporting that they have arrested the father and brother of the french national you mentioned, the one identified attacker, so far. identified, i learned earlier, by his fingerprints, arresting them, possibly a question. we don't know the substance. we know there's a connection. are they searching for a connection? you have, as you say, senior french official telling us they're not certain there may be other attackers out there. they have to find that out to make sure there's not more attacks. >> i want to -- jim stay with me -- brand-new video in to us here at conditinn that's extraordinary. it's troubling. a shoot-out, last night between french police and the terrorists that attacked the theater right behind me. watch. [ gunfire ]
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>> jim as you're watching this, this is the first time we're seeing any of this what happen comes to your mind. >> reminds me of the video, "charlie hebdo" attackers on street, five-minute walk here in the midst of the attack what happen did that tell us. what did this tell us trained gunmen, right? and we heard that already from eyewitnesses inside that theater. i was in touch through a friend who had friends inside the theater last night describing the systemic, methodical way they carried out attacks. one of the witnesses said they shot us like birds, lined them up on the floor, shot, reloaded, shot, reloaded. shows an element of training, which is a concern. there's a concern some attackers came from syria, where they might have experience on the battlefield, training perhaps on the battlefield and come here.
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one of the many signs and warning signs where you have the war from syria spilling over into the streets of major european city. >> absolutely. major european cities. look what's happened in the last three weeks, russian plane, beirut, 43 dead, 129 dead here. it's astonishing. >> tonight raids in belgium as well. arrest in germany they believe may be connected. >> how far will this go? >> talk about the web, extents beyond france. >> jim sciutto, thank you very much. with me now, author of "the land of the invisible women fee mal doctor's journey. this attack here in paris specifically, you see it as an attack against islam, tell me more. >> it's entirely. i think the attacks in paris,
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designed to kick at the heart of france and the heart of europe. but this is islamism also making war on islam. the prime victims of islamism, in american we call it radical islam, muslims, muslim-majority countries. we are going to see 7.5% of france's population identifies muslim also face the pressures of fears towards them as well as reprisals possibly, which i'm concerned about. in addition, they are losing their youth and they're losing some of their populations into radicalization as we know. france sent more individuals into syria to pursue isis than any other country. this is an assault on humanity which includes muslims. i think this attack exhibits -- also exhibits two of the 6 tenets of islam itch, a particular war on secular up. not only because of hollande part of the coalition against isis. it is because france is the
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birth of -- france enshrined the idea of secularism. islamisms at war with -- whether it's the right to have religious freedom, freedom of expression and speech in a democratic structure. this is hugely symbolic. >> i'm also interested in how concerned you may be about the fact this could become politicized in terms of there's been a big debate about all of the flood of migrants fleeing, persecution in syria, fleeing the civil war there, coming in here, coming through greece, into europe. now one of these attackers foud with syrian passport. one where they are confirmed by the greek government to have gone through this greek island that a lot of migrants travel through to make that journey here into europe. are you concerned at all about what this does in terms of further stigmatizing some
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migrants. >> not only migrants but all muslims in europe. migrants have been stigmatized in general. in last 20 years europe's muslim population has grown by 14 million, and will do so in the next 20 years. it going to go from 44 million to about 60 million. in france, though it's taken -- though two-thirds of the migrants coming to france are muslim, it has by no means taken the bulk of refugees from syria. however, parties like marine le pen's party the national front party is the victor from this appalling attempt. that party very quickly, election's december 6th and 13th, going to from being marginalized extremist party to holding regional power in france because this galvanizes anti-immigration sentiment and can negate france's reputation as protect other of human rights. france inspired much of america's democracy. we have the statue of liberty, a gift from france, and enshrines
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our values, too. >> thank you very much, doctor, for joining me with your perspective on all of this. appreciate it very much. we will take a quick break. live continuing coverage of the terror attack in paris continues after this. automated voice: to file a claim, please state your name. carnie wilson. thank you. can you hold on? ♪ hold on for one more day really? hey, i know there's pain. why do you lock yourself up in these chains? ♪ this would be so easy if you had progressive. our mobile app would let you file a claim and help you find one of our service centers where we manage the entire repair process. things will go your way if you hold on. [ sighs ] someday somebody's gonna make you wanna turn around and say goodbye. ♪ say goodbye
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welcome back. i'm poppy harlow joining us live from paris today with our continuing coverage of the terror attack that has claimed 129 lives.
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it has left 352 others injured. 99 of them at this hour in the hospital in critical condition the attackers isis claiming responsibility for the six-pronged coordinated attack here last night. and i want to show you some extraordinary new video that we have just received moments ago first received by the french publication. it is a shoot-out between french police and terrorists right outside a theater behind me, the bataclan music hall. it is very disturb to go watch. here it is.
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>> again, that is just a small slice of what we saw take place last night outside this music hall where we know at least 89 people were murdered. some of them lying down and shot at point-blank range by these terrorists. seven of those terrorists killed either by detonating their own explosive devices they were wearing or shot by french police. i do want to go now to pamela brown, who is following other critical news. a big democratic debate tonight in washington with more on the politics of the day. >> reporter: that's right, poppy. what you have been covering in paris will drastically change the debate tonight. for more i want to turn to brian brianna kielar. we hear bernie sanders is not happy about the new line of
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questioning for tonight. is that right? that's right. the sanders campaign is not happy with it. there was a conference, call between cbs news, which is hosting this debate and the campaigns. according to a call participant, mark longabaugh, representing the sanders campaign, took issue when cbs explained that it was going to front load the debate with more emphasis on national security, on terrorism, on foreign policy in direct response to the attacks in paris, which happened as the debate team from cbs was rehearsing yesterday. so they quickly sort of changed how they were going to approach certainly the beginning of this debate. according to this call participant that i spoke with, they said the sanders aide lost it for several minutes on the call, saying this was not the debate we agreed to. this is turning into a foreign policy debate that it wasn't supposed to be. and i was told this was met by stunned is silence from the other campaigns that ultimately
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cbs said this is how we're going to be doing things. this is our emphasis. and that the clinton and o'malley campaigns agreed with cbs's changes. now, we did speak. and i should say dan the producer talked to the campaign manager for sanders, they were told there were last minute changes. they wanted to keep to the agreed-upon format. they said one thing cbs said they would change is shortening the statements at the beginning, which are something that i think candidates who aren't as well-known assay hillary clinton, they were pushing back on that. ultimately they prevailed. you are hearing two different stories. pamela, all of this, just three lecterns. martin o'malley, bernie sanders and hillary clinton. joe biden made clear he was not running and that has certainly played to hillary clinton.
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general consensus is foreign policy is something where hillary clinton is very fluent. perhaps that didn't work into sande sanders's plans. there are disparities about what happened on this call. >> very, very interesting. speaking of hillary clinton, how do you think she will talk about her experience as secretary of state with the questioning of national security? because it really could cut both ways. >> no, it could. depending what her answers are about how she would handle things in this specific case, certainly that is something that could create vulnerability on her. i think what they are relying on when it comes to foreign policy when it comes to her background being secretary of state she will sound as if she has a
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better grasp of what's going on. she will be more fluent in the language of foreign policy. which isn't to say senator sanders doesn't have some experience. he is a senator. he deals with foreign policy. martin o'malley has had executive experience as governor. he is not steeped in foreign policy the way hillary clinton is. she will stress that and seem like the person who is more in command of understanding what's happening. >> we'll have to wait and see how it plays out. brianna, thank you so much. our live coverage of the terrorist attacks in paris continues right after this break. you didn't tell me aunt alice was coming. of course. don't forget grandpa. can the test drive be over now? maybe just head back to the dealership? don't you want to meet my family? yep, totally. it's practically yours, but we still need your signature. the sign then drive event. zero due at signing, zero down, zero deposit, and zero first months payment on a new jetta and other select volkswagen models.
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