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London's Trafalgar Square evacuated, locals heard loud bang

The security incident in London's Trafalgar Sqaure has concluded after the area was evacuated Saturday afternoon. 

A reportedly suspicious object was found and a loud bang was heard by locals in the surrounding area. "This was investigated and after police took action we have no further concern. This was not terrorism-related," police said on Twitter.

Trafalgar Square is a central landmark in London, with tens of thousands of tourists walking through every day. Trafalgar Square is expected to be particularly crowded today in the midst of the Queen's Platinum Jubilee, as celebrations will be taking place nearby.

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