Breaking News: What’s happening at the Gherkin in the City?

Breaking News, Safety and Security — By on November 28, 2017 at 12:32 PM

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As you read these lines (forty minutes ago) –  the area around the Gherkin at St. Mary Axe in the City of London, next door to the Baltic Exchange has been cordoned-off…

There has been an evacuation of the entire building (The famous Gherkin). There is a silver Focus car opposite opposite at the Pret a Manger…We will keep you posted once we have news…

Update 12:45  GMT: Thee has been a search around the silver Focus car by police trained dogs and thereafter a controlled  explosion of the car’s door locks took place.

Update 12:55 GMT: All fine, it could have been a false alert – let’s call it this way, but the  authorities, the Police in particular demonstrated  as always ultra professionalism to avoid even an iota of a disaster. Many Congratulations to  them and their specialist squads!

Update 13:30 GMT: Further to our last update, nothing suspicious was found in the car but its driver was arrested for possession of false identity docs.

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