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White House and Capitol Evacuated


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I just saw the Headline on CNN.com. Apparently an unidentified aircraft violated the no-fly zone. As soon as the have a full story, I'll post.

 

UPDATE #1: All-clear given after security alert prompts evacuation of White House and U.S. Capitol. Details soon.

 

UPDATE #2: WASHINGTON (CNN) -- A security alert prompted the evacuation of parts of the White House and U.S. Capitol on Wednesday.

 

"Run, this is no joke, leave the grounds," a U.S. Secret Service agent told CNN White House Correspondent Suzanne Malveaux. An all-clear announcement was issued a few minutes later. No other details of the evacuation were immediately available.

 

Two F-16 aircraft were spotted in the air above the Washington area.

 

The Federal Aviation Administration confirmed to CNN it was tracking an unidentified aircraft that has apparently violated airspace over the White House.

 

Malveaux said a motorcade of six or seven cars left the White House. It's not known if President Bush has left the residence. CNN Congressional Correspondent Joe Johns said members of the Senate were evacuated from the Senate floor while it was in session.

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