Meanwhile in London, a police helicopter was whirring above and armed officers on patrol as England and France soccer fans had been mingling outside Wembley Stadium ahead of what should be an emotionally charged game taking place four days after the deadly attacks in Paris.
The atmosphere was calm on a wet and windy evening in London and there was no sense of panic among supporters. Many appeared intent on sending a defiant message of unity after the string of coordinated attacks in the French capital on Friday.
Prince William and British Prime Minister David Cameron will be among the near-80,000 spectators at English football's national stadium, where there is an increased police presence and enhanced security measures.
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