Friday the 13th is said to be an unlucky day and for this year it’s one of the three unluckiest days of 2015. Friday 13th, November 2015 came along with some horrific events around the world. Terrorist attacks in Paris, earthquake in Japan, ISIS attack in Lebanon, suicide bombing in Bernuit and dead babies found in German apartment. Read more below.
Yesterday was the final Friday the 13th in a series of seven years, in which three of those years had three Friday the 13ths. Six year ago, there were three Friday the 13ths, and the same thing occurred in 2012. This year, a magnitude 7.0 earthquake struck off Japan’s south-western coast, triggering a small tsunami. Police found the bodies of eight babies wrapped in towels and inside plastic bags in an apartment in Germany’s Bavaria state and this gruesome discovery has caused the hunt for the woman who last lived in the apartment as there is still no explanation for why and how this happened. CNN
Beirut suicide bombings kill 43 and suspect claims ISIS sent attackers- pair of suicide bombings attacks struck southern Beirut on Thursday, killing 43 people and leaving shattered glass and blood on the streets, Lebanese authorities said. At least 239 others were wounded, according to state-run National News Agency.
A national state of emergency has caused France to tighten borders after at least 128 people were killed in a night of gun and bomb attacks in Paris. Eighty people were reported killed after gunmen burst into the Bataclan concert hall and took hostages before security forces stormed the hall. People were shot dead at restaurants and bars at five other sites in Paris. At least 180 people were injured. These are the deadliest attacks in Europe since the 2004 Madrid bombings. BBC News reports. These are the deadliest attacks in Europe since the 2004 Madrid bombings. French President Francois Hollande, said Friday night’s attacks “a horror” and vowed to wage a “merciless” fight against terrorism. Paris saw three days of attacks in early January, when Islamist gunmen murdered 18 people after attacking satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo, a Jewish supermarket and a policewoman on patrol.
Our heart goes out to everyone that were affected by these events. We are praying for everyone #PrayForParis #PrayForTheWorld
La Belle Equipe, 92 rue de Charonne, 11th district – at least 19 dead in gun attacks
Le Carillon bar and Le Petit Cambodge restaurant at rue Alibert, 10th district – at least 12 dead in gun attacks
La Casa Nostra restaurant, 92 rue de la Fontaine au Roi, 11th district – at least 5 dead in gun attacks
Stade de France, St Denis, just north of Paris – explosions heard outside venue, three attackers dead
Bataclan concert venue, 50 boulevard Voltaire, 11th district – stormed by several gunmen, at least 80 dead