‘it was like 9/11’: vacationers coming in hong kong from paris talk about horror at attacks

'it was like 9/11': vacationers coming in hong kong from paris talk about horror at attacks They announced the break like

People all over the world staggered in the atrocities committed in Paris on Friday that wiped out 129 and hurt greater than 300.

Within the wake of the very most violent attack on France since The Second World War, the very first passengers from Paris to land in Hong Kong on remained as reeling from grief and shock.

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“I was eating a hamburger with my friend inside a little French restaurant close to the hotel [within the first district] when my hubby known as me to see if I had been OK,” stated Vanessa Dulaine, as she showed up at Hong Kong for business.

A Brand New Yorker whose father is French, she is at Paris on vacation and draw parallels of Friday’s number of terror attacks to her memory of 9/11, once the World Trade twin towers crumbled.


In Hong Kong, a magazine of condolences is going to be opened up in the French consulate in Admiralty Monday morning. A vigil for that victims is scheduled for six.30pm  at Tamar. 

Other passengers coming in the Hong Kong Worldwide Airport terminal from Paris echoed similar feelings of grief and shock.

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“I don’t feel angry, just really sad,” stated Lei Xing, a Beijinger who gone to live in Paris together with her husband in the year 2006.


Lei stated she what food was in her Paris suburb home, watching television when she heard this news.

“Paris was just like a dead city on Saturday,” she added.

A lot of Paris’s top sights, such as the Louvre and also the Eiffel Tower were left empty because they continued to be closed on Saturday.


Inside a rare move, Disneyland announced it might be closed to on Saturday “in support in our community and victims of those terrible attacks.”

They announced the break like a move of sympathy, not security.

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Ma Neula Colberun recognized in france they government’s fast and organised reaction to deploy police units. She expressed feeling anxious because the The month of january attacks on Charlie Hebdo.

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