Police cordon off area outside UN headquarters in New York over ‘suspicious’ package.
The package is placed in front of the Turk Evi (Turkish House) in New York City, near UN Headquarters building.
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Police received the alert around noon local time. The NYPD has cleared a two-block radius around the mission.
Bomb squad is reportedly on its way.
The object appears to be a box of flowers, according to police, Sputnik reported.