Suspicious substance at parliament was not hazardous – spokesman

LONDON (Reuters) – A suspicious substance sent to a building at the British parliament was found to be non-hazardous, a spokesman for parliament said on Monday.

“Today a suspicious substance was investigated by the Met Police and was found not to be hazardous,” the parliamentary spokesman said in a statement. Two people were taken to hospital as a precaution.

Reporting by William James; writing by Alistair Smout; editing by Michael Holden

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