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10 Aug 2020 | 11:11 PM UTC

France: Cannes officials denounce rumors of shooting on August 10 /update 1

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Cannes officials denounce rumors of shooting near promenade late on August 10; heightened security presence to be expected.

TIMEFRAME expected from 8/11/2020, 12:00 AM until 8/13/2020, 11:59 PM (Europe/Paris). COUNTRY/REGION Cannes

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Official sources have denied rumors of a shooting that led to the panicked crowd movements that took place on the Cannes' promenade late on Monday, August 10. While it remains unclear what the cause of the incident was, city officials have declared that the situation is under control.

A heightened security presence and an associated travel disruption is to be expected in the near term as security forces investigate the cause of the incident.


Individuals in the area are advised to monitor the situation, avoid the area of the incident, and adhere to all instructions issued by the local authorities.


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