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Capitol Police investigated a possible explosive device in a van in front of the Library of Congress on Capitol Hill and evacuated the area around the building.
This is confirmed by a report from The Associated Press, but the police force of the Capitol of the United States also reported on the mobilization.
“The USCP is responding to a suspicious vehicle near the Library of Congress,” he said. “Please stay away from this area and keep updates on this account.”
NOW: The USCP is responding to a suspicious vehicle near the Library of Congress.
Please stay away from this area and follow this account for the latest information. pic.twitter.com/LMBYBTJn4t
– US Capitol Police (@CapitolPolice) August 19, 2021
The Washington, DC Police also deployed personnel specialized in explosives and reinforced vehicles.
– Rohit Sharma (@DcWalaDesi) August 19, 2021