BREAKING NEWS FROM PARIS: Republic Square in Paris evacuated – Subway closed
French authorities evacuated the Republic Square (Place de la Republique) following a phone call threatening for a bomb.
“There was an anonymous call saying that a bomb would explode at 2 pm, French time. Even if this was a farce, we had to take this threat seriously, “said a police source to French BFMTV.
French police conducts an investigation using trained dogs to detect any explosives, while the subway lines 5, 8, 9 and 11 were temporarily closed.