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UK: Authorities reopen Parliament Square (London) November 5 /update 1

Authorities reopen Parliament Square and Whitehall in Westminster (London) after reports of suspicious package prompt evacuations November 5; lingering transportation disruptions possible

05 Nov 10:19 PM UTC
TIMEFRAME expected from 11/5/2018, 12:00 AM until 11/6/2018, 11:59 PM (Europe/London). COUNTRY/REGION London
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Event

Authorities reopened Parliament Square and Whitehall in Westminster (London) at approximately 18:40 (local time) after reports of a suspicious package prompted road closures and evacuations earlier on Monday, November 5. Police deployed to the intersection of King Charles Street and Parliament Street have declared that the area is safe. Lingering transportation disruptions are to be expected in the vicinity of the incident over the coming hours.

Advice

Individuals in London are advised to monitor developments to the situation, prepare for lingering transportation disruptions, and adhere to all instructions issued by the local authorities.

 

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