Paris attacks: Eight militants killed, says investigation source

Police forces, firefighters and rescue workers securing the area near the Bataclan concert hall in central Paris, on Nov 14, 2015.
Police forces, firefighters and rescue workers securing the area near the Bataclan concert hall in central Paris, on Nov 14, 2015.PHOTO: AFP

PARIS (AFP) - A total of eight militants were killed, including seven by their suicide belts, during Friday's attacks in Paris that left at least 120 dead, a source close to the investigation said.

Four of the attackers were killed in the Bataclan concert hall, three by activating their suicide vests and one shot by police.

Three more died near the national stadium and a fourth was killed on a street in eastern Paris.