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France: Police operation ongoing on Champs Elysées in Paris June 19; avoid area

Major police operation underway on the Avenue des Champs Elysées in Paris on the afternoon of June 19; details still emerging, avoid area

19 Jun 04:25 PM UTC
TIMEFRAME expected from 6/19/2017, 12:00 AM until 6/19/2017, 11:59 PM (Europe/Paris). COUNTRY/REGION Paris


A major police operation is underway in response to an incident on the Avenue des Champs Elysées in Paris as of shortly after 16:00 (local time) on Monday, June 19. The nature of the incident is unclear, although it reportedly involves a vehicle. Metro stations Concorde (lines 1, 8, 12) and Champs Elysées Clemenceau (lines 1, 13) are closed. The situation is ongoing and details are still emerging; avoid the area.


All those present in Paris are advised to monitor developments to the situation, to avoid the area of the Champs Elysées until further notice, and to adhere to all instructions issued by the local authorities.


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