VIDEO: Place de la Republique – Mass panic and confusion as hundreds flee vigil
Daily Mirror – Hundreds of people at a vigil in Paris fled for cover amidst mass panic and confusion.
Families were paying tribute to the 129 victims with a moving gathering at Place de la Republique when a stampede of mourners fled the scene.
Live news broadcast shows dozens of people running away from the scene for unknown reasons.
Some reports suggested another shooting was heard but this appeared to be a false alarm.
In less than one minute the square was emptied as people rushed away.
But within five minutes people began returning when it appeared there was no threat.
An official from the emergency services said some members of the public believed they had heard gunfire, however they had no confirmation of any shooting.