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18 Oct 2019 | 03:04 PM UTC

UK: Police respond to suspicious package in London October 18

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Police respond to suspicious package near Palace of Westminster in London October 18; avoid the area

TIMEFRAME expected from 10/18/2019, 12:00 AM until 10/19/2019, 11:59 PM (Europe/London). COUNTRY/REGION London


Police have cordoned off an area near the Palace of Westminster in London following the discovery of a suspicious package on Friday, October 18. Authorities are investigating the scene, and further details are still emerging.

A heightened security presence and localized traffic disruptions are to be expected in the affected area over the coming hours.


Individuals in London are advised to monitor developments to the situation, avoid the incident area, and adhere to all instructions issued by local authorities (e.g. evacuation orders).


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