Bogus bomb alert clears out Paris hotel

14th September 2005, Comments 0 comments

PARIS, Sept 14 (AFP) - Some 300 foreign tourists, French customers and employees were evacuated from one of the top hotels in Paris on Wednesday after an anonymous caller made a bogus bomb warning, police said.

PARIS, Sept 14 (AFP) - Some 300 foreign tourists, French customers and employees were evacuated from one of the top hotels in Paris on Wednesday after an anonymous caller made a bogus bomb warning, police said.

The Hôtel Lutetia, an elegant establishment in the upmarket 6th district in the centre of the city, was ordered emptied after the hotel's switchboard received the call.

A careful search by officers turned up no suspicious device.

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Subject: French news

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