Azamara Quest cruise ship
File Photo - Explosive device reportedly found being loaded onto cruise ship Azamara Quest. Getty Images

Fears of a possible bomb threat have spread at the port of Nice, France, after explosives were reportedly spotted being loaded onto a cruise ship.

Possible explosive devices were found on a transport pallet and were being loaded onto the Azamara Quest ship.

Hundreds of people have been evacuated as police are still investigating.