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Posted: May 07, 2017

Louvre courtyard briefly evacuated 

Security clear The Louvre following a bomb scare ahead of Emmanuel Macron's plans to celebrate here later should he win the French election on Sunday.
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Security clear The Louvre following a bomb scare ahead of Emmanuel Macron's plans to celebrate here later should he win the French election on Sunday.

By Bob D’Angelo, Cox Media Group National Content Desk

PARIS —

The courtyard of the Louvre in Paris, where French presidential candidate Emmanuel Macron was due to speak later Sunday, was briefly evacuated after a suspicious bag was found, Reuters reported.

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Paris police said they made security checks in the area of the museum as a precaution and later added that the situation there had returned to normal.

Macron, who is favored to defeat the far right National Front candidate Marine Le Pen in an election for president on Sunday, is due to address his supporters at the grounds of the Louvre in the evening after results are posted.


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