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Security beefed up after bomb scare at White House, one detained

However, President Trump was at his Mar-a-Lago estate in Florida

IANS  |  Washington 

The Secret Service detained a man who drove up to a White House checkpoint and claimed to have a bomb in his vehicle, security officials told CNN. There was no confirmation on whether there was any device in the vehicle, but security at the White House was immediately upgraded on Saturday night. The vehicle is being checked, the officials said. The incident occurred at 11.05 pm, according to the Secret Service. President Donald Trump was not at the White House. He is at his Mar-a-Lago estate in Florida. Several streets around the White House remained closed ...

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First Published: Mon, March 20 2017. 10:40 IST
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