Woman who survived attack in Paris: "We were all on the ground together holding hands."

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JACKSONVILLE, Fla. - The attacks in Paris Friday were one of the deadliest attacks on Paris since World War II.

Reports are varying and changing by the minute, but there are as many as 150 people dead following a series of deadly attacks in Paris Friday.
 
The attacks happened across the city in at least six different places, including a stadium, a restaurant and a concert hall.

Action News Jax spoke on the phone with a woman who survived one of the attacks.

She's a friend of a Jacksonville family, but she asked us not to use her name.

She was with three friends celebrating a birthday outside on the patio of a bar at about 9:30 p.m. in Paris.  They were just getting ready to leave when terror hit.
 
"We were all on the ground together holding hands,"
 
"It happened for what felt like forever -- maybe 90 seconds or something. And the gunmen reloaded. They started again -- another minute or 90 seconds.
 
She says the gunmen were in a car and they drove up and opened fire.

One of her friends was shot in her lower body, but said she will survive. 
           
She said there were about 25 people on the patio, and many of them did not survive.  She said it was pure luck they were sitting farthest from the street.


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