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White House on lockdown after intruder jumped 'fence'

IANS  |  Washington 

The US Secret Service on Tuesday placed the on lockdown, as an intruder reportedly jumped the fence to enter the grounds.

Local media said the incident took place shortly after 4 p.m, Xinhua reported.

The incident took place as US President Donald Trump was hosting Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan at the White House, it is unclear whether Erdogan was in the at the time of the intrusion.

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First Published: Wed, May 17 2017. 02:48 IST
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