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Security at US Capitol tightened amid threats

DW, 05 Mar 2021
The US capital is on high alert. Security has been ramped up in Washington DC after intelligence officials warned that a right-wing militia may be preparing an attack on the Capitol building. The FBI warning that far-right conspiracy theorists have made plans to storm the legislative building in an attempt to return former president Donald Trump to power. Although police say the plans lack credibility, the House of Representatives canceled all sessions planned for today as a precaution. The Capitol Complex has been on high alert for two months now following the January 6 riots that left five people dead.


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