Tuesday, December 1, 2015
BBC Central London Office Evacuated After Threat
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BBC Office Evacuated
BBC's central London office and surrounding areas evacuated after threat
As per different media reports, the BBC's offices in London, Great Portland Street were evacuated and the area cordoned off by the police on Tuesday. Even London Bridge was evacuated after a 'suspicious item' was found. Hays Galleria, a shopping district in downtown London was also cleared.
According to ITV, BBC office in central London and nearby offices were evacuated due to a suspicious vehicle which was parked nearby. Meanwhile, the Independent reported that the Metropolitan police received a call shortly after 2 pm BST and the caller reportedly said: “There is a suspicious vehicle and a full evacuation has taken place.”
Along with BBC offices, the area houses Chinese and Polish embassies, Kenya High Commission and the headquarters of the Royal Institute of British Architects. The details are yet be awaited
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