Paris: Saint-Lazare station shopping center evacuated after bomb threat

Another evacuation. The Saint-Lazare train station shopping center in Paris had to be evacuated this Monday morning. “Access to Paris Saint-Lazare station is closed due to a suspicious package,” explains SNCF on X (formerly Twitter). “The police carried out a verification intervention in the commercial area of ​​Saint-Lazare station. There was no impact on rail traffic,” indicates the SNCF.

Access to the station reopened at 12:10 p.m.

⚠️ #TrafficInfo #LineL :

Currently, access to Paris Saint Lazare station is closed due to a suspicious package.

A security perimeter has been set up, only accesses 1 and 27 are open to travelers.

We are awaiting additional information. Melissa

— Ligne L (@LIGNEL_sncf) November 6, 2023

This evacuation comes as France has been placed in “emergency attack”, the highest level of the Vigipirate system of vigilance and protection, after the assassination of a teacher in a high school in Arras, in October. .

Many airports, but also high schools and monuments have been evacuated as a precaution in recent weeks after bomb threats.

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Bomb threat: two middle schools and a high school evacuated in Fougères

By Manuel Rodriguez
Published on 6 November 23 at 8:43 a.m.

updated Nov 6, 23 at 10:47 a.m.

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A threatening email was sent to Gandhi College and to Joan of Arc Collegein Fougeres (Ille-et-Vilaine) this Monday, November 6.

They report the presence of a bomb in each of these two establishments.

Immediately, management made clear out the people present.

There police was warned and came to secure the surroundings of the two colleges to which access was obviously forbidden until further notice, time to remove doubts about the presence, or not, of an explosive device.

In total, more than 900 students and around sixty teachers are involved.

At the Guéhenno vocational high school too

The Jean-Guéhenno vocational high school in Ferns was also targeted by a threatening email.

The students of the establishment were transferred to the general high school, a few hundred meters next door.

The police intervened on the spot. Once the doubts are resolved, the students can return to the vocational high school.

They risk big

Since mid-October, bomb threats have multiplied in France, in schools, museums and airports.

Each time, these were false alarms. The perpetrators of these tasteless jokes run great risks.

The fact of communicating or disclosing false information with the aim of making people believe that destruction, damage or deterioration dangerous to people is going to be or has been committed is punishable by two years’ imprisonment and 30,000 euros in fines. ‘fine. ‘GOOD

article 322-14 of the Penal Code

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