LONDON, March 23 British police were
investigating a suspicious package found near Westminster on
Thursday evening and some media reported officers had carried
out a controlled explosion.
A spokesman for London's Metropolitan Police said they were
investigating a suspicious package found on a road just up from
where a man killed three people in an attack near parliament on
The spokesman declined to comment on a report carried by Sky
News and others that police had carried out a controlled
explosion on the package.
(Reporting by Kate Holton; editing by Guy Faulconbridge)