The US Capitol was placed on lockdown on Friday afternoon (local time) due to a security incident, NBC News reported.
A message sent to congressional offices said, “Due to … security threat located. All US Capitol Campus Buildings, no entry or exit is permitted at this time. You may move throughout the building(s) but stay away from exterior windows and doors. If you are outside, seek cover.”
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