Police evacuate Louvre ahead of Macron speech

Police have evacuated the Louvre in Paris, where
presidential candidate Emmanuel Macron was expected to speak, after finding a suspicious bag.

“Following the detection of a suspicious bag, the 300 journalists (who were processing their accreditation), were asked to leave the area for security reasons and taken to a different area,” an official from Macron’s campaign said, according to the Independent.

Macron had intended to celebrate a possible victory in the French election on Sunday night in the courtyard in front of the museum.

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