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    London's Trafalgar Square Evacuated Over Suspicious Item

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    London’s central Trafalgar Square was evacuated on Thursday, with armed police present at the scene, local media reported.

    MOSCOW (Sputnik) – According to the Sun newspaper, the evacuation was carried out after a suspicious item was found in nearby Duncannon Street.

    ​Metropolitan police confirmed on Thursday that they were called to reports of a suspicious item in Charing Cross, adding that the incident was not considered terrorist-related.

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