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26 Jan 2020 | 05:46 PM UTC

France: Suspected gang-related shootout reported in Nîmes January 26

Suspected gang-related shootout reported in Nîmes January 26, with no casualties immediately reported; police on the scene

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Event

A suspected gang-related shootout was reported in the Pissevin neighborhood in Nîmes around 20:00 (local time) on Sunday, January 26. No casualties were immediately reported and police are at the scene; some material damages have been reported.

A heightened security presence and localized traffic disruptions are to be expected in Pissevin over the coming hours.  

Advice

Individuals in Nîmes are advised to monitor developments, limit nonessential movement in Pissevin neighborhood, and adhere to all instructions issued by the local authorities.