Saint-Julien-de-Peyrolas

PARIS | French judge charges 2 German officials in campsite flood

PARIS  — A French judge handed preliminary charges Saturday to two Germans whose group ran an unauthorized campsite in southern France that was inundated by flash floods, forcing the emergency evacuation of 119 children. The men, who were not identified by name, were handed preliminary charges of involuntary injury aggravated by endangerment and creating a … Continue reading PARIS | French judge charges 2 German officials in campsite flood

PARIS | French official says children evacuated from floods are safe

PARIS — A top military official in the Gard, the French region that was hardest hit by violent storms and flooding, has told French media that all children were successfully rescued. Some 119 children, many of them from Germany, were evacuated from Saint-Julien-de-Peyrolas campsite Thursday night. On Friday, the region’s chief gendarme Colonel Laurent Haas … Continue reading PARIS | French official says children evacuated from floods are safe