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UK: Suspicious package forces evacuation of Glasgow University (Scotland) March 6

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Glasgow University (Scotland) evacuated following reports of suspicious package on March 6

TIMEFRAME expected from 11/5/2018, 12:00 AM until 11/6/2018, 11:59 PM (Europe/London). COUNTRY/REGION Glasgow

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Authorities evacuated several buildings at the University of Glasgow on Wednesday, March 6, following report of a suspicious package at the university main campus. Security forces are reportedly on the scene and are investigating the situation. The University Avenue has been closed between Byres Roads and Kelvin Way. Local public transportation services are reportedly being diverted. Details are still emerging. Further disruptions are to be anticipated in the coming hours.


Travelers are advised to avoid the area, monitor developments to the situation, report all suspicious objects and behavior to the police and adhere to any instructions issued by the local authorities.


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