BREAKING – FRANCE: Major security operation and full evacuation underway in Mont Saint Michel, after Muslim terrorist threatened to kill policemen.
Dozens of police officers were deployed to Mont-Saint-Michel, one of the most popular destinations among tourists in Normandy , after a Muslim terrorist threatened to ‘kill cops,’ local media reports.
Due to the incident, everyone on the island was instructed to evacuate.
According to eyewitnesses, a helicopter flew over the scene.
“An individual has entered Mont-Saint-Michel. He made fairly specific threats against the police in front of a coffee shop,” a gendarmerie told broadcaster France Info.
The mayor of the Mont-Saint-Michele Yann Galton confirmed to France 3 Normandie that gendarmes are currently seeking for a suspect man who shouted ‘I will kill the cops.’
“We were at the hotel and were asked to evacuate Mont-Saint-Michel,” one of the tourists told France Info. “I could see that the shops were closed and everyone was evacuated.”