Washington DC: Ahead of President-elect Joe Biden's inauguration day, the US Capitol Hill on Monday went into a temporary lockdown after a fire broke out under a nearby bridge. The US Secret Service informed that the fire that prompted the lockdown was extinguished and there is no threat to the public. The US Capitol and its surrounding areas have been turned into a military zone ahead of Biden's inauguration day on January 20. Elaborate security arrangements have been made in wake of the Capitol Hill riots, which has shaken the country's confidence and put scrutiny on law enforcement and safety in Washington. According to a report by The Hill, seven-foot barriers have been staged around the Capitol and its office buildings, and the Supreme Court. As many as 25,000 National Guard troops will be deployed, and many of them will be armed. Troops have been photographed sleeping in nearly every corner of the Capitol -- an inauguration preparation not seen since President … [Read more...] about US Capitol goes into temporary lockdown after fire breaks out nearby
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A riot Jan. 6 at the U.S. Capitol by Trump supporters has prompted anxiety and massive security concerns about the inauguration on Wednesday. Secret Service increased security in and around the Capitol a week early in preparation, and the city center is essentially on lockdown with streets blocked, high fencing installed and tens of thousands of National Guard and other law enforcement officers stationed around the area. … [Read more...] about Inauguration rehearsal at U.S. Capitol evacuated after fire in homeless camp
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