BREAKING: FBI and SWAT units deployed to ‘barricade situation’ at US Army’s Fort Belvoir in Virginia

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A ‘barricade situation’ has been reported inside the US Army base at Fort Belvoir in Virginia, with FBI and SWAT units deployed to the scene.


According to reports, a ‘barricade situation’ has developed this afternoon, Sunday, October 23, inside the US Army base of Fort Belvoir in Virginia. FBI and military SWAT units have reportedly been deployed to the scene.

The FBI’s National Capital Response Squad based in Washington DC is said to be among those dispatched. No further information has been released regarding the nature of the incident, but online reports have suggested that an individual is holding two children hostage inside a building. The FBI is believed to be attempting negotiations.

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Chris King

Originally from Wales, Chris spent years on the Costa del Sol before moving to the Algarve where he is a web reporter for The Euro Weekly News covering international and Spanish national news. Got a news story you want to share? Then get in touch at [email protected]


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