20-10-2021 09:33 AM Jerusalem Timing

Suspect Package Sparks Security Alert at UK Parliament

Suspect Package Sparks Security Alert at UK Parliament

Parts of the House of Lords, Britain’s upper house of parliament, were in lockdown on Thursday after police were called to reports of a suspect package, police and a parliamentary official said.

UK House of LordsParts of the House of Lords, Britain's upper house of parliament, were in lockdown on Thursday after police were called to reports of a suspect package, police and a parliamentary official said.

"We are currently examining the contents of the package," a police spokeswoman said. A Lords spokesman told AFP that the car park and parts of the building's terrace were closed.