London police closes roads to Gherkin skyscraper over 'suspicious' vehicle, opens it later
A silver Ford Focus was spotted outside the skyscraper, reports said. Photograph: (WION)
Metropolitan police today closed roads leading to the Gherkin skyscraper in central London after reports of a suspicious vehicle, media reports said.
A silver Ford Focus was spotted outside the skyscraper, reports said.
A bomb disposal squad was used to inspect the vehicle, British media said.
However, the roads were opened later after the bomb squad did not detect any suspicious object in the car.
London's Gherkin skyscraper has been given the all-clear after an apparent bomb scare https://t.co/2W5zQWcIGc— Ulrike Balam (@ulrike_balam) November 28, 2017
London's 'Gherkin' on lockdown amid security alert https://t.co/nWciQjBbQp #LOCKDOWN Armed police were called in to the City of London after a security alert at the famous 'Gherkin' building. Streets around the iconic skyscraper, real name 30 St Mary Axe, were emptied as bomb d…— LIVEEDGES (@LiveEdges) November 28, 2017