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    UK police said Monday that they were investigating a suspicious vehicle in a car park at a shopping mall in east London. They have also cordoned off the area to prevent people from entering.

    According to the British Transport Police, the overground and underground stations at Stratford had been closed due to the ongoing investigation of a suspicious vehicle at Westfield Shopping Centre.

    People near the station have taken to social media to keep Brits updated:

    Train stations have since reopened after UK police succesfully dealt with the security alert, Reuters reported, citing National Rail.

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