Statue of Liberty, NYC's Liberty Island evacuated: NBC

Reuters News
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Posted: Apr 24, 2015 1:23 PM

NEW YORK (Reuters) - The Statue of Liberty and Liberty Island in New York Harbor were evacuated as a precaution on Friday due to safety concerns, a NBC television affiliate reported, citing the National Parks Service.

It was not clear why the evacuation was ordered. Park officials could not be reached immediately for comment.

(Reporting By Frank McGurty)