UN evacuated: Staff ordered to leave all United Nations buildings in New York

There appears to be a small fire in the building

Mythili Sampathkumar
New York
Tuesday 18 July 2017 17:20
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A fire alarm went off at the United Nations Secretariat building in New York City. Staff were briefly evacuated.
A fire alarm went off at the United Nations Secretariat building in New York City. Staff were briefly evacuated.

The UN Secretariat building in New York is being evacuated. The reasons are unclear at the moment.

There appears to have been a fire in the building but UN security confirmed to The Independent that staff are being allowed back into the buildings.

No abnormal activity has been reported in the surrounding Turtle Bay neighbourhood.

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