President Hollande was watching France play Germany at the Stade de France when his bodyguard leaned over and told him of the chaos unfolding in Paris.
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French President Francois Hollande was watching France play Germany at the Stade de France when his bodyguard leaned over and told him of the chaos unfolding in Paris
President Hollande was thought to have been evacuated from the stadium shortly after the first suicide bomb exploded outside
At a friendly match between France and Germany inside the 80,000 person stadium, his bodyguard told him that terrorists were on the loose in the French capital
One of the suicide bombers who blew themselves up outside the stadium, where Hollande was watching a football match, had a ticket to the game and tried to enter 15 minutes after it started
Hollande was seen taking a phone call in the stadium's security control room at 9.36pm, five minutes after a second suicide bomber blew himself up outside the Stade de France
After the match between France and Germany ended, several fans invaded the pitch and decided to stay inside the safety of the stadium