Paris, November 22: A week after the Paris attacks which killed more than 130 people and left 380 wounded, the lead singer of rock band Eagles of Death Metal explains about the deadly night when there was blood all over the Bataclan night club. Jesse Huges, 43, who was performing at the club said that the terrorists killed fans hiding in the dressing room at Bataclan.
Huges, who looked visibly shaken in an emotional interview, described how just a small kid escaped death in the dressing room after he hide under the vocalist’s leather jacket. Among the 130 people who died in the 13th November attack, 89 died at the Bataclan concert hall where the gunmen open fired on concert goers. More than 100 men were injured in the incident. Read Also: (Paris Attacks: Omar Ismail Mostefai identified as the first gunman in Bataclan nightclub shooting, kin detained)
In a short clip released by Vice news, Huges said, “Several people hid under in the dressing room and the killers were able to get in and killed every one of them, except for a kid who was hiding under my leather jacket”.
Huges reportedly said, that the people in the dressing room were playing dead and they were so scared. He further explained that the reason why so many people died at the concert hall as they were not leaving their friend at the time of the attack. Many people put themselves in-front of the gunmen.
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According to another eyewitness, who played dead in front of the terrorist and escaped death said there were around one centimetre thick blood floating all over the dance floor of Bataclan nightclub.
Minutes after the incident police arrived at spot where three heavily armed terrorist had held people hostage at the club. French police shot one of them while two other blew themselves up using suicide vests.
The death toll from the attacks rose to 130 on Friday, one week since ISIS militants attacked the concert hall, the French national stadium and several cafes and restaurants in Paris, leaving hundreds injured. Ninety people remained in intensive care.
France will be on a state of high alert until well into the new year after the country’s senate voted to extend a state of emergency for three months following last week’s deadly attacks.