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Suspicious package investigated in NY's Times Square
May 2, 2011 / 7:44 PM / in 7 years

Suspicious package investigated in NY's Times Square

NEW YORK (Reuters) - New York City authorities briefly shut down a street in Times Square after investigating a suspicious package on Monday which turned out not to be dangerous, the city’s fire department said.

<p>New York City mounted police look over pedestrians in New York's Times Square as police investigated a suspicious package on 43rd street May 2, 2011. REUTERS/Mike Segar</p>

The city is on high security alert after the killing of al Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden in Pakistan on Monday.

Reporting by Michelle Nichols, editing by Sandra Maler

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