French train evacuated over smelly meat package

A high-speed TGV train on its way to Marseille in France was evacuated on Friday and biochemical experts were brought in to check out a suspicious package.

A French TGV train.

A French TGV train. Image by ncrob1 / CC BY-SA 2.0

Passengers had raised the alarm as they could smell something gassy and were a bit suspicious so the train was stopped and around 250 passengers were evacuated. However biochemical experts traced the smell to a passenger’s luggage, which contained fermented food including a stinky package of meat. Read more: 

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