London train station evacuated as police respond to report of suspicious item

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London Bridge railway station was evacuated as police responded to a report of a suspicious item on board a train, according to a British Transport Police statement.

Passengers were allowed to reenter the station around 45 minutes later, according to a Reuters witness.

One Twitter user who claims to have been evacuated from the station in the city’s borough of Southwark said there were “police everywhere and helicopters in the sky.”

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