Versailles | The Palace of Versailles evacuated again after a bomb threat
The historic monument had already closed its doors on Saturday October 14 after a first bomb threat,
the day after the knife attack in Arras.
The Palace of Versailles was again being evacuated on Tuesday October 17 at the start of the afternoon, after a bomb threat,
and will remain closed all day, AFP learned from a source close to the matter and from of the French public establishment.
The Palace of Versailles evacuated again.
Three days after a first evacuation “for security reasons”, the Sun King’s castle suffered a new bomb threat.
The evacuation began at 12:30 p.m., according to a police source, and the deminers were called in.
According to our information, this would follow a report on the My police station site after an Internet user indicated having deposited 900 kg of explosive.
For security reasons, the Palace of Versailles is evacuating visitors and
closing its doors today,” the establishment announced on its X account (formerly Twitter).
The castle was evacuated on Saturday afternoon after a bomb threat passed through an anonymous message
on the site moncommissariat.fr, while France lives in fear of attacks