November 2015 Paris attacks: Unprecedented trial set to open

On November 13, 2015, gunmen and suicide bombers targeted France's national stadium, a string of Paris bars and restaurants and a packed concert venue, leaving 130 people dead. On September 8 of this year, the trial of 20 people accused of playing a part in those terror attacks is due to begin at a specially built courtroom in Paris. Close to 1,800 civil plaintiffs have been allotted five weeks to give their evidence.

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