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White House under lockdown after suspicious package was found

Shubhanshu Sharma

Shubhanshu SharmaBy Shubhanshu Sharma

Published on 22 Aug 2017 8:29 PM GMT

White House under lockdown after suspicious package was found
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Washington: The White House was placed on lockdown on Tuesday after a suspicious package was found by the law enforcement personnel outside the North Fence of the US President's official residence.

The lockdown, however, was lifted soon without any incident, reported the sources.

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On finding the suspicious package, the Secret Service and DC Metropolitan Police responded to the scene, while media persons and construction workers, who were renovating the building, were sent inside the building.

At the time when the package was found, US President Donald Trump was enroute to Arizona aboard Air Force One to hold a scheduled rally.

Shubhanshu Sharma

Shubhanshu Sharma

Writer has 6 years of experience in digital media. Presently working as Senior Sub Editor at newstrack.com. An avid reader and always willing to learn new things and techniques.

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