Canadian Embassy In Washington Evacuated Over Suspicious Package

The Canadian embassy in Washington, D.C. has been evacuated after a suspicious package was found in the mailroom Friday morning.

Embassy spokesperson Chris Plunkett told CTV News the building was evacuated, and the 400 and 600 blocks of Pennsylvania Avenue were closed as a precaution.

About 325 people work at the embassy, which is located between the White House and Capitol Hill.

Plunkett said the atmosphere is calm while embassy staff await news from the Secret Service.

More to come…

Source: CTV

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