This is one of the police shields used during the Bataclan rescue in the Paris attacks


A photograph shows the shield carried by a police officer during the Bataclan rescue

Click to enlarge the shield used during the Bataclan rescue (Picture: Twitter/William Molinie)

If the atrocities in Paris weren’t already shocking enough, this shield can give you an idea of how violent and heavily armed the attackers really were.

French journalist William Molinie posted this image shortly after the attacks, showing a bullet-proof police shield riddled with bullets.

Molinie says the shield was used by police who were trying to save hostages in the Bataclan theatre during the horrific incident which saw multiple attacks taking place throughout the city.

The shield, which would have been carried by a BRI – the French… Read the full story