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Police carry out ‘controlled explosion’ hours before Party at the Palace jubilee celebrations

Police carried out a managed explosion in Trafalgar Square this morning, simply hours before 1000’s of revellers have been set to assemble at Party at The Palace.

Images and photographs on social media confirmed the central London web site taped off with officers redirecting automobiles and other people away from the space previous to 11am.

The Metropolitan Police confirmed {that a} managed explosion came about after experiences of a suspicious automobile near the place a few of the jubilee celebrations are set to be held.

The power has confirmed the incident just isn’t terrorism associated and Trafalgar Square has reopened.

Pictures from the scene present officers taking towing away a automobile. The hearth brigade additionally attended the scene.

The highway was beforehand closed off and pedestrians have been advised to vacate the space, with some folks escorted out of close by motels.

Jon Hansen, a radio host and journalist, stated on Twitter that he was hurried out of The Trafalgar St. James lodge by police because of the suspicious automobile.

He stated: “Rushed out of Trafalgar Hotel because of a suspicious vehicle outside. Hurrying downstairs we saw a car with all windows smashed.

“On our way out of the area we heard an explosion. The hotel had told us police were waiting for evacuation before a controlled detonation.”

A tweet from MPS Westminster stated: “Police attended a report from a member of the public at 09:22hrs of a suspicious vehicle in Trafalgar Square.

“This was investigated and after police took action we have no further concern. This was not terrorism related.”

The incident occurred only a few hours before 1000’s of individuals have been anticipated to assemble at Trafalgar Square for Party at the Palace.

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