UPDATE: Death toll now 60.
Islamic jihadis have long had France in their crosshairs. The Islamic State last year urged jihad attacks against the “spiteful and filthy French.” These attacks took place near the site of the Charlie Hebdo massacre. That massacre was an attempt to force the West to adopt Sharia blasphemy restrictions; there will be more of that.
Indeed, there will be much, much more of this bloodshed in the coming months and years. Meanwhile, watch for an avalanche of “This has nothing to do with Islam” statements from Western leaders and the mainstream media.
“Live blog: Fatalities reported after explosion, shootout in Paris,” by Jason Sickles, Yahoo, November 13, 2015 (thanks to Darcy):
PARIS (AP) — Police official: Around 100 hostages taken at Paris theater; 35 dead after at least three explosions and gunfire. Yahoo News is tracking the latest developments in the live blog below….