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It was feared one of the men had a weapon and police arrived to cordon off the surrounding area.
Police officers cordon off the area around St John's Gardens last night Picture: ANDREW TEEBAY
Officials at Paris' Charles de Gaulle airport were forced to cordon off part of a service lane on 17 August 2002 after a package containing radioactive material was discovered.