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MOSCOW, November 14. /TASS/. Russian defense enterprises have beefed up counter-terrorism security measures in advance, Deputy Prime Minister Dmitry Rogozin wrote on Facebook on Saturday.
"Enterprises of the Russian defense sector have beefed up counter-terrorism security measures in line with the Russian Military Industrial Commission's instruction," Rogozin wrote in his account.
A series of terror attacks rocked Paris on Friday evening with shootings, bomb blasts and hostage taking. Hostages were taken at the Bataclan concert hall where 1,500 people gathered for a rock concert and almost simultaneously three suicide bombers blew themselves up next to the Stade de France stadium where a football match between French and German national teams was in the full swing. Besides, terrorists opened fire at people in popular nightlife spots - cafes, bars and restaurants crowded at that time. Latest reports said that the death toll reached 128; another 250 are injured.
President Francois Hollande declared a state of emergency in the country and closed the state borders.
The Elysee Palace said after an extraordinary ministerial conference led by President Hollande that the French authorities had stationed 1,500 troops to ensure security in Paris after the terror attacks. Hollande declared a three-day mourning in the country and said Islamic State was behind the tragedy.