The US Capitol is under temporary emergency closure due to a “foreign security threat,” police said on Friday, without offering further details.
“Due to an external security threat. Not all US Capitol buildings are allowed in or out at this time. You can move inside buildings but stay away from windows and doors,” the message stated. from the police to the congressmen’s offices.
According to preliminary information, a car had collided with one of the protection fences of the security perimeter.