British security forces have closed the streets surrounding Whitehall on Thursday, where the main government institutions and the residence of British Prime Minister Theresa May are located, while analyzing a suspicious package that was found at the site, according to informed the Police of the British capital.
"The tracks around Whitehall were temporarily closed for a suspicious package." "Specialized police are now present in the place," the police published in a tweet.
Temporary road closures in place around Whitehall whist suspect item assessed. Police attended at 1201hrs today. Specialist officers are now in attendance. Thank you for your patience- MPS Westminster (@MPSWestminster)
May 23, 2019 The Police has confirmed the temporary closure of the area and the deployment of specialists and has requested patience from those affected, among whom would be government officials.
A Reuters reporter at the scene said police were calmly directing tourists to neighboring streets. (tagsToTranslate) threatens (t) bomb (t) london