British Police assessing second suspicious package at United Kingdom parliament in two days

British Police assessing second suspicious package at United Kingdom parliament in two days

The package is being assessed by specialist officers, according to the police.

Two people were hospitalized Monday after a "suspicious package" was found at British parliament, London's Metropolitan Police said.

Police are investigating another suspicious package sent to MPs' offices in Westminster, the fourth in recent days.

Unconfirmed reports suggested the package was sent to Ealing Central and Acton Labour MP Rupa Huq.

A Parliamentary spokesman said: 'The Met Police are now investigating suspicious items of mail in Norman Shaw North. "We can not provide any more details at this stage", a parliamentary spokesperson said. Tests found the powder was not harmful.

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The affected area was temporarily cordoned off but there was no evacuation of the Norman Shaw Buildings, which are situated between the Houses of Parliament and police headquarters, the parliamentary spokeswoman said.

It emerged today that two more suspicious packages have been sent to the Houses of Parliament, with another man taken to hospital.

The package was sent to Muslim Labour MP Mohammad Yasin, according to local media reports.

"The London Ambulance Service are on scene". "The police are investigating the content of the letters to identify any potential link".

London Ambulance Service said they had initially dispatched a hazardous area response team and after assessing two people at the scene, made a decision to take them to hospital.

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