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Paris Cafe where five people died reopens in wake of terror attacks

One of the French cafes which was struck in the Paris terror attacks has reopened today as the city attempts to move on in the wake of the tragedy which claimed 130 lives across the capital.

The owner of the la Bonne Biere Cafe welcomed returning customers through the cafe's doors as she told the gathered press that work had been done to erase "signs of the nightmare" which shook the city three week ago.

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People return to the Bonne Biere Cafe as it reopened three weeks after the Paris terror attacks Credit: ITV News
Parisians gathered outside la Bonne Biere Cafe in a show of unity in the wake of the Paris attacks Credit: ITV News

Five people died, and three were seriously injured, when armed gunmen opened fired on customers in la Bonne Biere on November 13 as a string of terror attacks unfolded across multiple locations in Paris.

Flowers still line the outdoor terrace of the cafe as a mark of respect for those who lost their lives and a note written on the outside blackboard thanks emergency services and locals for their support as well as offering a message of hope following the attack.

Message of hope outside the Bonne Biere Credit: ITV News

It is time for us to gather together, united, and advance to remember.

– Bonne Biere

One local, who returned to the cafe on the day it reopened, said it was "important to drink coffee here as usual and change nothing" as the city presents a united front of defiance to terrorists.

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