Canadian injured in Paris attacks on Friday, Foreign Affairs says

A Canadian was injured during the terrorist attacks in Paris on Friday, a spokeswoman for ’s Foreign Affairs department confirmed Monday evening.

Diana Khaddaj said in an email that Canadian consular officials in Paris are in contact with the family of the Canadian and are providing assistance.

She said no other information is being released for privacy reasons.

The co-ordinated gun and suicide-bomb attacks on France’s national stadium — the Stade de France — the Bataclan concert hall and five cafés and restaurants left 129 people dead and 350 wounded.

Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) terrorists have claimed responsibility and are threatening to attack all nations involved in bombing Islamic State positions in Syria and Iraq. Investigators believe three teams of gunmen were responsible for the attacks.

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