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29 Nov 2019 | 08:46 AM UTC

UK: London Bridge closed off amid police operation November 29

London Bridge closed off amid police operation November 29; further details still emerging

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Event

Police in London closed off the London Bridge at around 14:00 (local time) on Friday, November 29, due to a security incident. Police have asked people in the vicinity of the bridge to move away from the area. Police have reportedly shot dead one person on the bridge. Security operations are ongoing and further details are still emerging as of Friday afternoon.

A heightened security presence and associated transportation disruptions are expected in the area over the coming hours.  

Advice

Individuals in the affected area are advised to monitor developments to the situation, avoid the area of the incident, and adhere to all instructions issued by the local authorities.