Suspicious vehicle found near Pentagon, one arrested

12:50, June 18, 2011      

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A suspicious vehicle was found near Pentagon early Friday, and one person has been arrested near the Arlington National Cemetery, local media reported.

The arrested was carrying a suspicious device and pro-al-Qaida literature, ABC News reported.

Another one or two persons might also have been involved in the case, a Pentagon police spokesman was quoted by local media as saying.

Roads around the Pentagon have been closed as a multi-agency probe is under way.

The vehicle, believed to be loaded with explosives, was found in the bushes near the northern parking lot of the Pentagon, the reports said. No further details about the investigation were released.

The road closures have caused masssive traffic jam around the area during the morning rush hour.

Source: Xinhua
 
 
     
 
 
 
     
 
 
 
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