White House Under Lockdown After Unattended Package Found


London: The White House was placed under lockdown on Tuesday after a suspicious package was discovered on the premises.

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“Secret Service and DC Police Department responding to an unattended package near the North Fence of the White House Complex,” the US Secret Service said in a tweet.

Pedestrian traffic along Pennsylvania Avenue between 15th and 17th streets and the area of LaFayette Park has been restricted due to law enforcement activity, the Secret Service added.

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US media reported that President Donald Trump had left the White House earlier in the day to attend a rally in Arizona. Members of the press and construction crew present on the White House lawns have been cleared and instructed to go inside.