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London Bridge Closed And On Lockdown Due To 'Suspicious Vehicle'

Surrounding buildings have been evacuated.

07/03/2017 15:04 | Updated 07 March 2017

UPDATE: The station has now reopened.

London Bridge station is on lockdown amid reports of a suspicious vehicle.

Buildings in the surrounding area have been evacuated and a police cordon is in place.

Video from the scene shows police hurriedly moving pedestrians away from the vicinity.

Scotland Yard said: “We were called at 1.40pm to reports of a security alert at London Bridge Street. Investigations continue and London Bridge Station remains closed.

“The train station has been closed as a precaution because we believe that there is a vehicle there that is suspicious.”

Police are using sniffer dogs to search the area and the fire service is also in attendance. 

 

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