Part of Millennium Park in downtown Chicago evacuated due to suspicious package

11:47, July 10, 2011      

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A portion of Millennium Park in downtown Chicago has been evacuated Saturday evening due to a suspicious device found at the scene, Chicago Tribune reported.

The area surrounding the Cloud Gate, a sculpture and a restaurant in Millennium Park, has been evacuated as fire and police officials investigate a suspicious package Saturday.

A device was found reportedly wrapped in duct tape with wires visible, according to Fire Department spokesman Will Knight.

As of about 7:35 p.m. local time, firefighters are responding to the scene, according to Knight, and an evacuation of the immediate area was put into effect.

Source: Xinhua
 
 
     
 
 
 
     
 
 
 
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