Washington museum evacuated because of suspicious package

Reuters News
Posted: Mar 26, 2014 1:41 PM

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Washington's Air and Space Museum has been evacuated because of a suspicious package, the Smithsonian Institution said on Wednesday.

Washington police are at the museum on the National Mall, the Institution said on its Twitter feed. The Air and Space Museum is one of the most popular sites for tourists in the U.S. capital.

(Reporting by Ian Simpson; Editing by Scott Malone and Stephen Powell)