Breaking news out of Washington, D.C. as there are reports that the bomb squad has detonated a suspicious item —
possibly a propane tank (see update) — found in an unattended vehicle near the U.S. Capitol:
The incident has delayed thousands in the area for tonight’s Memorial Day concert on the Capitol grounds;
Update. Earlier reports suggested the item was a propane tank, but here is a close up image of what was detonated:
Update. The concert goes on!
Update. Another report of a propane tank in the car:
Update. False alarm from the sound of it:
Editor’s note: This post has been updated with additional tweets.