France - Paris train staff strike over security concerns - December 31, 2015

Transport workers in Paris went on a 24-hour strike, claiming the increased number of suspicious packages has prompted security concerns. The railway management admitted that reports of suspicious packages had multiplied by four since the November 13th attacks in Paris. People in Paris and indeed France remain on edge as the national state of emergency is set to begin its second month, introduced just days after the terror attacks saw 130 killed.


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