A man approached the White House this morning with a claim of wearing explosives according to The Sun, and was immediately examined by an explosive ordinance team which was sent on the scene this morning. Everything is happening a blok from the White House.

Expressly the White House was put on lockdown, and all visitors and media was cleared by the secret service from the North Lawn. Snipers have also been seen watching over the Presedential property.

The U.S Secret Service said: “Secret Service investigating suspicious package near White House grounds. Road closures in effect.”

Journalist Andrew Feinberg had earlier tweeted: “White House on lockdown at 10:25am for a ‘suspicious package’ per Secret Service Uniformed Division office.”

All roads have been closed too and a security perimeter has been established.

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