On Tuesday, September 19, several schools were evacuated in Seine-Maritime, Saint-Saint-Denis, Haute-Pyrénées and Yvelines due to threats of attacks, according to Agence France-Presse (AFP) with the relevant prefectures and police.
Six schools were evacuated in Seine-Maritim “Messages that threaten attacks” addressed “This Tuesday morning, via email to facility management”– it is said in the press release of the prefecture. These are Griet Commercial High School in Rouen, Gustave-Flaubert High School in Rouen, Collège Fontenelles in Rouen, Marcel-Sembat High School in Sauteville-les-Rouen, Fernand-Léger High School in Grand-Couronne, and Simone-Veil Apprentice Training Center in Rouen.
“The threat has not been confirmed at this stage. However, in close cooperation between the Rectorate of Normandy and the management of the National Education Services of the Seine-Maritime Department, it was decided to evacuate the relevant educational institutions to allow the National Police to initiate a protocol to eliminate suspicions.– the prefecture added. He said the investigation was launched by the public prosecutor in Rouen.
A thousand students have been evacuated
About 1,000 students from Paul-Eloire high school in Saint-Denis were evacuated on Tuesday morning after receiving a malicious email about a threat, the Seine-Saint-Denis prefecture said. Dennis told AFP. The demining service went to the site to go through the high school. The protocol to clear the suspicions was completed around 11:30 am and the students were immediately reinstated, he added.
In Tarbes (Hautes-Pyrénées), around 1,400 students from the Marie-Curie high school were evacuated and regrouped at the Maurice-Trelout stadium after the prefecture learned that an email had threatened to attack the principal. Minesweepers, who came from Lundy along with specialized explosive detection dogs, inspected the high school on Tuesday afternoon. The Charles-de-Gaulle high school in Poissy in Ivlin was also being evacuated on Tuesday afternoon due to a bomb threat, a police source confirmed to AFP.
Source: Le Monde
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