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20/11/2015 16:56 GMT | Updated 20/11/2015 18:59 GMT

Paris Attacks: Seven Days On From Night Of Horror, France Responds With Culture, Light And Champagne

On the evening of 13 November, 2015, Paris came under attack.

People were evacuated from the Bataclan after three gunmen with AK-47s rampaged through the concert hall. Some 89 people perished at the venue.

Suicide bombers attacked the Stade de France, the national football stadium, forcing spectators to take refuge on the pitch. Four people died, including three assailants.

As was the pizza restaurant, La Casa Nostra.

In total, 130 people lost their lives and 368 were left injured.

Seven days on from the tragedy, a letter signed by artists, writers and musicians, published by Le Huffington Post, called for "culture and freedom" to shine, bringing Paris alive with "noise and light." The missive said last Friday's attack should unite people of all races, faiths and backgrounds. At 21:20, the time the attacks began, Paris responded:

People drink champagne while uniting for a tribute near a makeshift memorial for the victims of a series of deadly attacks in Paris, at the Place de la Republique in Paris on November 20, 2015

People gather at a memorial set-up near the Bataclan theatre in Paris, to pay respects to the victims of a series of deadly attacks in Paris, on November 20, 2015

#2120 #pensees

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People applaud while uniting for a tribute at a makeshift memorial for the victims of a series of deadly attacks in Paris, near the 'Belle Equipe' cafe on rue de Charonne in Paris on November 20, 2015

#paris #2120

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Liberte Egalite Fraternite #paris #2120

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People unite for a tribute near a makeshift memorial for the victims of a series of deadly attacks in Paris, at the Place de la Republique in Paris on November 20, 2015

A woman reacts as people unite for a tribute near a makeshift memorial for the victims of a series of deadly attacks in Paris, at the Place de la Republique in Paris on November 20, 2015