Police detain woman after bomb threat at hospital


A woman at a hospital in Dunkirk after making a bomb threat and sparked security agent got detained by the French Police.

Police said in a statement that the woman made the threat after entering the hospital’s emergency care unit.

Hospital workers alerted the Police, who sealed off the area and deployed a bomb-disposal team.

Regional newspaper, La Voix du Nord, had reported that the woman was threatening to detonate a bomb.

Photos posted on the paper’s website showed Police sealing off the area.

Police said a judicial investigation would have to determine the circumstances surrounding the threat.

Sources, however, said the woman was likely suffering from psychological problems.

“The person is under Police control,” the statement said.

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