Friday, May 6, 2011

Warning of Attack on Paris Metro

[This seems to be a garbled variant of the Grateful Terrorist, with the terrorist handing over the lost wallet.]

http://www.expatica.com/fr/news/french-news/police-seek-origin-of-paris-attack-rumour-officials_147253.html

Expatica
6 May 2011

Police seek origin of Paris attack rumour: officials

French police said Friday they were investigating the origin of a rumoured plan to attack the Paris metro which spread across the city amid tension after the killing of Al-Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden.

Paris police officials who asked not to be named said the rumour started when a metro user was warned on Thursday by a fellow passenger of an impending attack.

The fellow passenger handed the man his lost wallet and told him not to use the metro on Friday because an attack was going to take place. [...]