Even as Paris is reeling in under one of the worst terror attacks we have seen in the recent past, helplines have been activated to ward off panic and rescue people.
Indian ambassador to France Dr Mohan Kumar, tweeted in the aftermath of the tragedy.
Indian Embassy telephone 0140507070 open, we hope all Indians are safe. Our prayers with families affected and solidarity with France.- Dr Mohan Kumar (@AmbMoKumar) November 14, 2015
Indian can seek help through the following channels. .
Indian Embassy telephone: 0140507070
Twitter: @AmbMoKumar @Indian_Embassy
Address: 15 Rue Alfred Dehodencq, 75116 Paris
Following are important emergency numbers of embassies in Paris
Dial +31-1 followed by the following numbers
Pakistan: 45622332 | Sri Lanka: 55733131 | Germany: 53834500 | Russia: 45040550 Ireland: 44176700
Philippines: 44145700 | Belarus: 44146979 | Afghanistan: 45250529 | Costa Rica: 45789696
Iceland: 44173285 | Australia: 40593300 | Austria: 40634063 | Belgium: 44093939 | Canada: 44432900
Ethiopia: 47838395 | Israel: 40765500 | Kenya: 56622525 | Malaysia: 45531185 | Nigeria: 47046865
Singapore: 56796800 | South Africa: 53592323 | Tanzania: 53706366 | USA: 43122222
UAE: 44340200 | Bulgaria: 45518590 | Kuwait: 47235425 | China: 49521950
Sudan: 42255571 | Ukraine: 43060737 | Syria: 40626100 | Armenia: 42129800
Italy: 49540300 | Japan: 48886200 | UK: 44513100 | Norway: 53670400 | New Zealand: 45014343
Mexico: 53702770 | Finland: 44181920 | Greece: 47237228 | Poland: 43173405
Portugal: 47273529 | Switzerland: 49556700 | Sweden: 44188800 | Denmark: 44312121
Egypt: 53678830 Turkey: 53927111
Here's what happened?:
The deadly attack reportedly began in the French capital at a soccer stadium where a match was underway as explosions set off on Satuday.
Simultaneously, terrorists armed with AK-47s and bombs strapped to them began attacking different sites throughout the city.
Bloodbath was reported from the Bataclan concert hall where more than 100 were killed as terrorists opened fire for 15 minutes and even shot hostages at point blank.
Later, SWAT units stormed the concert hall and around three terrorists were reportedly neutralised, ending the siege.
According to reports, the attack sites are Bataclan concert venue, Le Carillon, Le Petit Cambodge, 20 rue Alibert, La Belle Equipe, Near Stade de France and reports of gunfire at least from one other site.
According to AFP, over 120 people have killed in the attacks.