Rome central train station evacuated because of terror alert

January 25, 2016 21:33

ROME - Italian police evacuated Rome's central train station on Monday evening after a man was spotted in the huge terminus armed with a gun, the state railways said.

There were no immediate reports of any shots being fired.Rome is on a high security alert because of a 48-hour visit to the city by Iranian President Hassan Rouhani. The Iranian delegation was attending an event far from the station at the time of the alert.

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