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    The operation held by the French police officers at the Gare du Nord railway station in the country's capital ended, the press service of Paris police said Tuesday.

    PARIS (Sputnik) — Earlier in the day, media reported about a police operation at the railway station. Police spokesperson confirmed to the Sputnik that the operation was taking place, but had not provided a correspondent with details to shed light on the causes of the incident.

    "The end of checks, the situation is returning to normal," the press service said on its Twitter account.

    ​A "police operation" began around 11 pm local time and continued until around 1:30 am when operations began winding down. Poli​ce ordered people on the scene to run from the area, according to social media reports.

    One witness told AP that upon exiting his train, "there were police immediately, and a chap with his hand on his gun… As we were walking down the platform, one [police officer] said, 'Rapide, rapide. Out, out.'" A police spokeswoman declined to comment on whether anyone was injured or arrested.


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