The South reacts to Paris attacks

People in the South of England have been reacting to the fatal attacks by gunmen in Paris who killed more than 120 people, injuring at least 200 others. The region's ports and airports have been issuing updates to travellers heading to and from the city - extra security checks are in place at some locations.

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Minute's silence to be held for Paris victims

Hundreds of people have gathered to pay their respects Credit: RTV

Flags will fly at half-mast on Whitehall government buildings and the UK will observe a minute's silence at 11 o'clock this morning.

The silence will be held across Europe in remembrance of those who lost their lives in the series of terrorist attacks in Paris.

The terrorist incidents, which took place on Friday night claimed at least 129 lives and hundreds of casualties.

Members of the public who have been directly affected by the incidents in Paris, or who are concerned about family members and friends who may be directly affected can call the Foreign and Commonwealth Office on 020 7008 0000.

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