Gare du Nord evacuated in Paris after security concerns

Police were apparently looking for three husbands thought to be dangerous, following similar sightings in Bordeaux and Marseille

The Gare du Nord, one of Paris primary freight hubs, was expelled on Monday evening as police carried out a security operation.

Footage posted on social media proved a large police proximity all over the station and local media reported that policemen were looking for three men who were thought to be dangerous.

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May 8, 2017

French police tweeted on Monday evening that they were carrying out checks.

According to the regional newspaper, Le Parisien, fares were held on teaches as the operation was carried out.

The paper reported that the names of three husbands had been handed to French security services by a foreign country and that those men had been recognise in Bordeaux and Marseille, as well as in the French uppercase. Police launched activities in response to each sighting but had not managed to catch them.

Dave James Phillips, a 39 -year-old technology consultant from Britain, said he was get off the last train in from London when he saw policemen spate the station.

There were police instantly, and a chap with his hand on his grease-gun, articulated Phillips. As we were walking down the programme, one came down and articulated, Rapide, rapide. Out, out.

Phillips articulated police remained pouring into the station as fares were hustled out, and police buses and unmarked cars were driving quite dramatically up the road.

At about 1am UK-time, police said the operation had finished and that occasions has steadily returning to normal in the area.

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