A police intervention is underway around the Iranian consulate in Paris, the BIS mobilized

The police chief mobilized this elite unit after “a witness saw a man (…) carrying a grenade or an explosive vest”.



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The intervention is underway, in front of the Iranian consulate, in Paris, on April 19, 2024. (FRANCEINFO)

A security perimeter was set up on Friday April 19 around the Iranian consulate in Paris and a police intervention was imminent after“a witness saw a man entering there carrying a grenade or an explosive vest”, AFP learned from police headquarters. “The police prefect, Laurent Nuñez, mobilized the BRI”an elite police unit, added the same source, specifying that the consulate had made a “request for intervention” at the police headquarters.

Traffic on metro lines 9 and 6 serving Trocadéro station, closest to the Iranian consulate, is interrupted ‘due to security measures until further notice’indicated RATP on its X account.

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