A Canadian mission in London has been evacuated after someone noticed a suspicious package outside:
The Canadian High Commission in central London has been evacuated and surrounding streets closed after a suspect package was found, a police spokesman said.
“A suspect envelope has been found … we are checking it out at the moment,” a police spokeswoman told AFP Friday, adding: “The roads in the immediate area have been closed off as a precautionary measure.”
The lockdown extends to parts of Trafalgar Square, where the commission offices are located. No further details have yet been released. These kinds of discoveries are almost always false alarms. However. the British are doing the right thing by securing the area as they investigate the package.
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