Police have cordoned off a road near to Parliament Square

POLICE have been called to a “suspicious package” yards from scene of Westminster terror attack.

Witnesses reported hearing loud bangs and “explosions” near Parliament Square this evening.

Police confirmed they had found a package near Buckingham Palace but officers had not carried out a controlled explosion.

Officers have reportedly set up a 100m cordon, near to where mourners have gathered for a vigil in Trafalgar Square.

A Met Police spokesman confirmed they were called to Birdcage Walk to reports of a suspicious package.

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