US Capitol on lockdown and inauguration rehearsal evacuated over ‘external security threat’

US Capitol on lockdown and inauguration rehearsal evacuated over ‘external security threat’
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  • calendar-gray 18 January 2021

The US Capitol is under lockdown amid reports of an exterior security threat, as an intercom message was heard telling those outside to “seek cover,” APA reports citing Independent. 

People attending a rehearsal for the Inauguration Day ceremonies were reportedly evacuated from the building as the security threat was announced over the intercom. 

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