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1,800 evacuated as France defuses British WWII bomb

2 months, 7 days ago
RENNES, France: Some 1,800 people were ordered to evacuate their homes in northwest France on Sunday as a bomb squad defused a British bomb from World War II, officials said. The 220-kilogramme (485-pound) bomb was found in late June…

Passengers stranded on runway as London City Airport evacuated

5 months, 2 days ago
LONDON: Passengers were pictured waiting on the tarmac at London City as the Airport was evacuated yesterday night over a false alarm. All flights were suspended after the fire alarm went off, causing delays when things returned to…

London’s Victoria rail station evacuated after fire alarm

6 months, 30 days ago
LONDON: Victoria station, one of London’s major rail terminals, has been evacuated due to a fire alarm, police said on Tuesday. “It’s a fire alarm. We were called at just after 12 pm to Victoria mainline station. We have officers on scene…

London tower blocks evacuated as 27 buildings fail fire tests

1 year, 3 months ago
LONDON: Britain said 27 high-rise apartment blocks had failed fire safety checks carried out after the deadly Grenfell Tower blaze, including several in north London where residents were forced to evacuate amid chaotic scenes late on…

US flight evacuated after another Samsung phone fire

2 years, 13 days ago
CHICAGO: A Southwest Airlines flight leaving Louisville, Kentucky was evacuated Wednesday after a passenger's Samsung phone began emitting smoke.  Flight 994 was evacuated on the runway prior to takeoff after a passenger's Samsung Galaxy…

Eiffel Tower evacuated in safety drill muddle

2 years, 2 months ago
PARIS: Eiffel Tower was on Friday evacuated in error after an employee mistook a safety drill for a real incident, a police source said in the increasingly jittery terror-hit country.

Faisalabad school evacuated as attack rumours spark panic

2 years, 8 months ago
ISLAMABAD: Authorities evacuated a girls' school Friday when hundreds of terrified parents rushed to save their daughters after rumours of an attack, highlighting frayed nerves days after gunmen stormed a university killing 21 people.