French police defuse a suspicious vehicle outside Metz synagogue

A suspicious vehicle parked outside the synagogue in the northeastern French town of Metz was de-activated by a large police contingent deployed at the scene Tuesday afternoon. The police said the explosions reported by witnesses were linked to this operation. They cleared the street and closed it to traffic, with soldiers from “Operation Sentinel" securing the site. 

After the event, several sources said it was a false alarm..

 

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