The Agency “Agency France-Presse” reports that due to the error made the headquarters of the French Air Force led to an alarm, mobilization of some operational services, as well as the evacuation of children from the city of Brest located in the west of France.
So, it is noted that the exercises began on the fourteenth on October at the airbase located in Landonizo, which is located forty kilometers from the city of Brest. The information was part of the training scenario, about the allegedly laid “biological bomb” accidentally hit the Brest base of the Navy. It is noteworthy that the word “teaching” in this message was not mentioned.
The leadership of the Navy base emphasized that the officer who seized the information reacted in accordance with how he was taught to act in the event of a real threat. Thus, sappers, explosives, dog handlers and police officers were urgently sent to Landonizo. Children who are at that time in kindergarten, which is located in the potential zone of defeat, was urgently evacuated, and the elderly living in the local house was ordered not to leave their premises.
After three hours, it was possible to establish that the alarm announced by the officer was erroneous, and there was no threat of an explosion. Meanwhile, the leadership of the city hall emphasized that the incident proved that operational services were perfectly prepared for various kinds of emergencies.