Roads closed in northern Paris after WWII bomb found

Roads closed in northern Paris after WWII bomb found
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Police have announced the closure of roads in the north of Paris after the discovery of a bomb dating back to World War Two.

The Paris police préfecture announced at 5.30pm that they had found a bomb and were in the process of making it safe.

The bomb, which is simply described as 'old', was found in the Porte de la Chapelle area of the city.

 

The Boulvard Ney is closed between Rue des Poissioners and Rue de la Chapelle.

Tram services on line 3b are not running between the stops of Porte de Clignancourt, Puces de Saint-Ouen and Rosa Parks and the Metro station Porte de la Chapelle on line 12 is closed.

The current estimate for services resuming is 10pm.


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