Paris, Nov 14: Gare de Lyon, one of Paris’ main train stations, was evacuated Friday afternoon following a bomb alert, Xinhua news agency reported. Hundreds of passengers were forced to leave the station after a bomb threat had been posted on social networks, police said. Also Read - First Cases of Indian COVID Variant Detected in France, Confirms French Govt

“Everything has returned to normal. Passengers can again enter the station and trains run again,” state-run railway company SNCF was quoted as saying. France has been on high alert since the Charlie Hebdo series of attacks in January 2015. (ALSO READ: Paris Summit: United States keen to work on ambitious climate change targets) Also Read - Former Adidas Owner Bernard Taupie, Wife Tied up, Beaten in Late Night Robbery at Home

The government is keeping security at the highest level and has deployed 10,000 soldiers across the country to ensure security, mainly of sensitive places such as religious centers. (Image Credits – Twitter) Also Read - Flying Abroad? Air India Has Added More Flights in January From Delhi to THIS City