AN explosion has rocked the Stade de France in Paris – hours before France plays Iceland in the Euro 2016 quarter-final.
Police are believed to have carried out a controlled explosion on a suspect vehicle outside the stadium.
Fans arriving for tonight’s match between France and Iceland heard the bang at around 5.30pm (local time).
Local reports suggest supporters have been stopped from entering the stadium by police.
— Simone Rovera (@SimoneRovera) July 3, 2016
Halted outside the Stade de France. Suspect vehicle. Controlled explosion pending say police
— Ghulam Akbar Narejo (@NarejoAkbar) July 3, 2016