Bomb scare at French finance ministry
About 4,000 people were evacuated from the finance ministry in Paris on Tuesday morning following a bomb scare.3 June 2008
PARIS - Several thousand people were evacuated from the French finance ministry in Paris on Tuesday following a bomb scare, ministry officials and police said.
The ministry said it received an anonymous telephone call warning that an explosion would occur at 10:00 am (0800 GMT).
The building's 4,000 occupants were immediately evacuated, but a search by bomb disposal experts uncovered no explosives. Workers were allowed to return to their desks at around 11:20 am.
[AFP / Expatica]