USA news live: US Police probing report of explosive near Capitol Hill – Times of India

The incident came months after a pipe bomb was left at the headquarters of the Democratic National Committee and the Republican National Committee in Washington

The area was blocked off by police cars and barricades

The law enforcement officials said investigators on the scene were working to determine whether the device was an operable explosive and whether the man in the truck was holding a detonator

Police have also evacuated congressional staff offices nearby

Responding to a suspicious vehicle near the Library of Congress

US Capitol Police

Police were investigating a report of a possible explosive device in a pickup truck outside the Library of Congress on Capitol Hill

Police probing report of explosive in truck near Capitol

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