Improvised explosive device found at Capitol

UPDATE: At least one improvised explosive device was found on the Capitol grounds, several law enforcement officials told NBC News. 

The explosive device was found outside a building, the officials said.

“Along with our law enforcement partners, FBI Washington Field Office responded to reports of suspicious devices. The investigation is ongoing," a spokesperson for the field office said, 

 

PREVIOUS STORY: Mayor Muriel Bowser ordered a citywide curfew for the District of Columbia from 6:00 p.m. on Wednesday, January 6, until 6:00 a.m. on Thursday, January 7.

During the hours of the curfew, no person, other than persons designated by the Mayor, shall walk, bike, run, loiter, stand, or motor by car or other modes of transport upon any street, alley, park, or other public places within the District. 

The curfew imposed by the Mayor’s Order shall not apply to essential workers, including working media with their outlet-issued credentials, when engaged in essential functions, including travel to and from their essential work. 

 

 

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