SECURITY: Lignerock, the concert to be held Saturday night in Saint-Christophe-du-Ligneron (Vendée) was cancelled for terrorist threat.
The prefecture has decided to cancel the Lignerock concert this Saturday night after three telephone calls in the evening, around 5 pm at the town hall, the gendarmerie and the mobile phone of the president of the festival .
“It was a focused anonymous calling. Of the three, the message was the same: there will be a bloodbath in Saint-Christophe-du-Ligneron tonight, “ said David Bordet, one of the organizers.
An important feature was introduced, the room has been sealed. ” They took us out immediately. We left everything in place, all the equipment, and we had to cancel the concert and say to all the public to return. They set up a security perimeter: it was necessary that there is nobody within a the kilometere around the room. “
The prefecture indicates that an investigation is underway to analyze the conditions that led to the cancellation of the concert.