Inactive explosive shell found in Paris train station

As per reports the shell was found by the police during a random check at the station

Europe's busiest railway station, the Gare du Nord, was partly evacuated on Friday after an inactive explosive shell was found in a passenger's bag.

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As per the media reports, the police said that the shell was found as part of a random check at the station, which serves as a stop for the Eurostar from London, the Thalys from Belgium, Germany and the Netherlands, four suburban train lines, and two busy Paris metros.

A source close to the investigation said the man, who was arrested, was a soldier.

Arrivals and departures were temporarily disrupted before being resumed later Friday.