US Capitol Police respond to report of possible explosive device in vehicle outside Library of Congress

US Capitol Police are responding to reports of a possible explosive device in a truck near the Library of Congress, law enforcement officials have said.

People in and around the Cannon House Office Building have been evacuated after concerns over the suspicious vehicle, which is located near the Capitol and Supreme Court.

Police say 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.

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