At least 40 people have been killed in several shootings in Paris, as well as explosions near the Stade de France.
According to French media, at least 15 people have been killed near the Bataclan arts centre. A hostage taking is under way, with reports of up to 60 held.
At least one man opened fire at a restaurant in the 11th district, causing several several casualties.
France was hosting Germany in a friendly and the match continued. It has now ended
An eyewitness told Liberation he had heard more than 100 rounds being fired at a cafe in rue de Charonne.
There are reports of up to six gunmen involved.
Reports say French President Francois Hollande was watching the match at the Stade de France and has been moved to safety.
President Francois Hollande and Interior Minister Bernard Cazeneuve have gone to the interior ministry.