In Seine-Maritime, Seine-Saint-Denis, but also in Hautes-Pyrénées and Yvelines, educational centers were evacuated this Tuesday, September 19, 2023, after receiving threats of attack, according to what was learned.AFP with the prefectures concerned and the police.
Messages threatening attacks
Six schools in Rouen (Seine-Maritime) and its surroundings received emails threatening attacks. The prefecture evacuated schools this Tuesday, but students will be able to return to their establishments on Wednesday. All establishments received “messages threatening to commit attacks sent this Tuesday morning, by email to the addresses of the establishments,” the prefecture said in a news release.
The same thing happens in Seine-Saint-Denis, where around a thousand students from the Paul-Eluard high school in Saint-Denis were evacuated. The bomb squad went there to search the school, but found nothing. The students were immediately reinstated at 11:30 a.m., once the operation was completed, the prefecture reported.
In Tarbes (Hautes-Pyrénées), the 1,400 students of the Marie-Curie institute were evacuated from the establishment and regrouped at the Maurice-Trélut stadium after the director received an email threatening attacks. Also in this case, deminers intervened, accompanied by dogs specialized in detecting explosives.
In Yvelines, the Charles-de-Gaulle institute in Poissy was evacuated in the afternoon following a bomb threat.
Several open investigations
Similar events would have occurred in Essonne, according to reports The Parisian . In Épinay-sous-Sénart, the high school and high school were evacuated following a threatening email received by the school principal.
Last week, several Gironde establishments were also affected by this wave of threats and all were evacuated.
At this time, it is impossible to know if the threatening emails come from the same source. In Rouen, the prosecutor opened an investigation that was entrusted to the judicial police. BFM-TV He stated last week that the Bordeaux prosecutor’s office had opened an investigation to find the author of the threatening emails.