Police: Part of British parliament evacuated due to suspicious package

November 17, 2014 12:43

LONDON - The part of the British parliament housing the offices of many lawmakers was evacuated on Monday due to a suspicious package, a spokeswoman for London's Metropolitan Police said.

Portcullis House is an office building opposite the Houses of Parliament and above Westminster underground station. Police said the station had been closed. Motorbikes could be seen blocking cars from entering the road.

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