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Bomb threat reported near US health department building

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WASHINGTON, USA - OCTOBER 27: A view from the streets as the security measures taken outside the US Department of Health and Human Services after the agency received a bomb threat in Washington, DC, USA, 27 October 2021. Police have closed roads around the Capitol area. ( Yasin Öztürk - Anadolu Agency )
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Oct 28, 2021 - 10:30 AM

WASHINGTON (AA) – A bomb threat has been reported near the US Department of Health and Human Services building, according to the media on Wednesday.

Fox 5 in Washington reported that police presence has been increased inside the Capitol building after the incident.

The threat was reported around 10 a.m. local time.

Police have closed roads around the Capitol area.

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