© Reuters. FILE PHOTO: Walter Reed Nationwide Army Medical Heart is seen in Bethesda, Maryland, U.S., October 2, 2020. REUTERS/Joshua Roberts
(Reuters) -A U.S. Navy facility in Maryland that homes the famed Walter Reed Nationwide Army Medical Heart was given the “all clear” on Wednesday after being locked down for a number of hours as a result of a bomb menace, the bottom stated on Twitter (NYSE:).
All personnel on the Naval Assist Exercise Bethesda facility have been ordered to shelter in place after the bottom obtained an nameless telephone name round 8:45 a.m. EDT (1245 GMT) saying there was a bomb at or close to the location, the bottom stated.
Shortly after 1 p.m. EDT, the shelter-in-place order was lifted and quite a few gates on the power had been opened.
The bottom earlier stated it was investigating a possible energetic shooter, however later stated there have been no indications of 1.
Along with treating members of the armed providers, the Walter Reed medical facility can be utilized by presidents and different senior authorities officers.
Final 12 months, then-President Donald Trump spent a number of days at a particular suite at Walter Reed being handled for COVID-19.
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