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10 Jun 2019 | 03:05 PM UTC

France: Bordeaux Saint-Jean station evacuated due to suspicious object June 10

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Police close Bordeaux Saint-Jean station after abandoned luggage prompts evacuation June 10; transportation disruptions expected over coming hours

TIMEFRAME expected from 6/10/2019, 12:00 AM until 6/10/2019, 11:59 PM (Europe/Paris). COUNTRY/REGION Bordeaux Saint-Jean station

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Event

Police have ordered the evacuation of Bordeaux Saint-Jean station as of 16:20 (local time) on Monday, June 10, following the discovery of abandoned luggage. According to the SNCF, all trains traveling via the station have been suspended until further notice. Police reinforcements have been deployed to the station. Further details are still emerging.

A heightened security presence and rail disruptions are to be expected at Bordeaux Saint-Jean station over the coming hours.

Advice

Individuals in Bordeaux are advised to monitor the situation, avoid the affected area, anticipate rail delays, cancelations, and congestion, and maintain a flexible itinerary.

 

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