Bomb alert in French city of Lille over, no explosives found - police

Bomb squad team and sniffer dogs had been on the scene

  

PARIS - Police gave the all-clear on Monday following an earlier bomb alert in the northern French city of Lille, with no explosives found following checks.

The police department for the Hauts-de-France region added on Monday that it was lifting a security cordon it had earlier placed around a school in Lille, which had been the subject of the bomb alert.

Local media reported that a bomb squad team and sniffer dogs had been on the scene.

(Reporting by Matthieu Protard; Editing by Richard Lough/Toby Chopra/Sudip Kar-Gupta) ((Email: richard.lough@thomsonreuters.com; Tel: +33 1 80 98 12 45 ;))

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