Police stand down 'gunman' alert in Nîmes, southern France


Police detained a man reportedly carrying a firing pistol in the main railway station of the town of Nîmes in southern France on Saturday, where Spain's celebrated Vuelta a España cycling tournament kicked off earlier in the day just 48 hours after the terrorist attacks in Catalonia.

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Nîmes railway station in southern France was evacuated late Saturday after a suspected armed attack, reports Metro.