Suspicious Package Prompts Evacuation Of Washington DC’s Union Station

Washington DC

The all clear has been given after a bomb threat related to a suspicious package forced police to evacuate Union Station in the U.S. capital, Washington DC.

There had been conflicting reports suggesting that this may be an active shooter situation, but they turned out to be incorrect. The building has now been reopened.


Sputnik reports:

Capital police and the Department of Homeland Security are on the scene.

Police have blocked off the street leading to the building.

The train station is one block away from the US Capitol building, located in the heart of DC. The incident comes at the height of evening rush hour.

Union Station is a converging point for DC’s metro, Amtrak rail lines, and other regional trains from neighboring Maryland. While metro is still running, all other trains have been held for the time being.

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