UN headquarters in New York cordoned off over police stand-off with armed man, say officials

Images showed armed police surrounding a man standing on a sidewalk while holding what appeared to be a gun

Agence France-Presse December 02, 2021 22:29:17 IST
UN headquarters in New York cordoned off over police stand-off with armed man, say officials

File photo of the United Nations flag at the headquarters. Reuters

United Nations: The United Nations headquarters in New York was cordoned off on Thursday during a police stand-off with a lone man apparently holding a gun outside the venue, officials said.

"The UN headquarters is closed, there is police activity," a UN spokesman told AFP.

Images showed armed police surrounding a man standing on a sidewalk while holding what appeared to be a gun.

 

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