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30 Oct 2018 | 07:49 PM UTC

US: Texas State Capitol (Austin) evacuated due to suspicious package Oct. 30

United States of America News Alert

Offices at Texas State Capitol building (Austin) evacuated due to suspicious package October 30; heightened security presence and localized traffic disruptions expected over the coming hours

TIMEFRAME expected from 10/30/2018, 12:00 AM until 10/30/2018, 11:59 PM (America/Chicago). COUNTRY/REGION Austin (Texas)

Event

Offices at the Texas State Capitol building (Austin) have been evacuated on the afternoon (local time) of Tuesday, October 30, due to reports of a suspicious package. Police also responded to reports of a suspicious package at the intersection of Lavaca Street and West 13th Street around 13:19; it is unclear if the incidents are connected. Further details regarding the incident are still emerging. A heightened security presence and localized traffic disruptions are to be expected around the Texas State Capitol building over the coming hours.

Advice

Individuals in Austin are advised to monitor developments to the situation, avoid the vicinity of the Texas State Capitol, and adhere to all instructions issued by the local authorities.

 

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