Travel Alert – Nice France…

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Shots Fired in Nice; Security Operation Ongoing

Drum Cussac has issued this latest warning for people traveling and living in the country of France.  This information is available to GeoBlue plan members from the GeoBlue website daily.  Travel Safe!

Category: Criminal Activity

Severity: 2 (Low)

Source: Drum Cussac

04/27/2015 (France) – Media reports on Monday morning, 27 April indicate that a security operation is ongoing in Nice after a man opened fire from his apartment onto Rue des Diables Bleus in the Saint Roch district. The shooting was reported at 0620hrs (0420hrs UTC) and left two people lightly wounded. Police forces have sealed off the district and have urged local residents to remain in their houses.

At this point it seems that the shooting was caused by a family feud. Additional information is awaited to determine the identity and motives of the shooter. Some reports indicate that hostages are currently being held by the gunman. Clients are advised that the ongoing security operation is likely to result in localised travel disruptions in northeastern Nice and cause restrictions to the access of the Nice Riquier train station. The security operation may also result in delays to railway traffic in the city. Personnel in the area should stay abreast of the latest related developments and abide by all directives issued by security forces.

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About Timothy Jennings
Based in beautiful Jackson Hole, Wyoming, I have worked in both the Domestic and International markets for most of my adult life. During the past four years the United States has seen a complete change in direction when it comes to accessing health care and obtaining mandated health insurance coverage. I have been an agent selling in the U.S. markets for more than 30 years. Today I work exclusively serving the needs of our International health insurance clients. If you are outbound or inbound to the United States I can help guide you through the process of selecting proper International Cover that is right for your family.

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