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13 Oct 2020 | 09:54 AM UTC

UK: Potential for residual disruptions following security alert at St Thomas' Hospital (London) October 13

United Kingdom News Alert

Police dealing with a security alert at St Thomas' Hospital (London) lift cordon, Westminster Brdge and Lambeth Palace Road now open; residual disruptions likely in near term

TIMEFRAME expected from 10/13/2020, 12:00 AM until 10/13/2020, 11:59 PM (Europe/London). COUNTRY/REGION London

Event

Police who had previously announced that they were dealing with a security alert at St Thomas' Hospital in London on Tuesday, October 13, have now reopened both Lambeth Palace Road and Westminster Bridge. The immediate vicinity of the hospital was closed to traffic and some staff and patients reportedly evacuated following an investigation into the security alert at St Thomas' Hospital. The nature of the incident remains unclear; however, police have now been stood down.

Residual travel disruptions should be anticipated in the vicinity of the incident.

Advice

Those in the area are advised to monitor the situation, anticipate localized disruptions, and adhere to instructions issued by local authorities.

 

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