Two suspicious packages sent to Bank of England: police

 Two suspicious packages sent to Bank of England: police

LONDON (Reuters) - Two suspicious packages have been sent to the Bank of England and nearby roads have been closed, local police said on Friday.

"Our officers are currently dealing with reports of two suspicious packages sent to the Bank of England. There is currently a 100 metre cordon around the building," City of London police said in a statement.

The Bank of England had no immediate comment.

(Reporting by David Milliken, editing by Andy Bruce)

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Updated Date: Apr 06, 2019 00:05:51 IST

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