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Upon the officers' arrival, the scene was cordoned off until it was confirmed that the package was not suspicious.
A police spokesman said: "Police in Birmingham city centre cordoned off part of Oozells Street and Brindleyplace, off Broad Street, after reports of gunshots being heard just after 2am yesterday.
A neighbour said: "The police arrived just after 6pm and they cordoned off a lot of the street.
Police cordoned off an area east of Reseda and south of Oxnard Street around 1:30 p.
Police attended at around 2pm and cordoned off the area.
Acting on specific information about the presence of some militants at forest area of Cherwari in Waterkhani near Drugmulla, the army's 47 Rashtriya Rifles (RR) and the SOG cordoned off the area and launched a search operation.
An area on the east side of the woodland was cordoned off yesterday as forensic experts scoured the land following the discovery.
All entrances to the building are cordoned by 2 columns of police forces.
PART of Dudley town centre was cordoned off after a car crashed into a building severing a gas pipe.
The area at the junction of Station Road and Stirling Lane near Tesco was cordoned off by police, and it was still out of bounds this morning as commuters hit the road.
Police cordoned off all of St John's Gardens after the man was found on St John's Lane with two stab wounds just before 6pm yesterday.
8AM: Northumbria Police announce that the West Road has been cordoned off between its junction with Brighton Grove and Grainger Park Road, close to Newcastle General Hospital.