What follows is a brief timeline of the the Paris attacks, as well as many exclusive photographs taken by SOFREP correspondent James Reed.

21:20 Friday: Stade de France

The first explosion happened outside Stade de France at entrance D around 21:20 as France played Germany in a game of football. Moments later, a second blast was heard inside the stadium. Each blast was carried out by a suicide bomber, both wearing similar explosive belts. Both blasts happened on the street of Rue Rimet. French President Francois Hollande was at the stadium watching the match. He was safely evacuated from the venue. Four people were killed outside the venue.