Terrorism fears put Paris on high alert
“When an unclaimed package was spotted in a busy subway station Monday, police immediately diverted trains, ordered thousands of frustrated travelers into the street and dispatched a bomb squad to test for explosives.
Within half an hour, the armor-suited specialists had determined there was no bomb. Train and subway passengers flooded back into the Saint-Lazare station, rail lines reopened, and France’s increasingly nervous antiterrorism authorities breathed a sigh of relief.
The alert was short-lived, but the message was clear: France has the jitters over the possibility of a terrorist attack. “
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