France, Terrorism, Level 3: Attack on synagogue in Rouen; suspect shot dead – Normandy, France

2024-05-17: There has been an attack on a synagogue in Rouen (Seine-Maritime). According to various reports on Friday morning (17 May, local time), an armed attacker tried to set the building on fire. The attacker was shot dead by security forces.
Heightened security measures and operations of security forces are to be expected. Armed clashes are possible during arrests of terror suspects. Travellers are advised to exercise high caution, to strictly avoid operations of security forces, and to follow instructions from security forces.