Chambers Street Edinburgh: Police deal with ongoing bomb scare in city centre near National Museum of Scotland
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The alarm was raised shortly before 11am, and police and firefighters rushed to the area.
Chambers Street was closed and cordoned off by officers, but has now re-opened
Locals also spotted a bomb disposal truck outside the National Museum of Scotland on Tuesday afternoon.
Several Lothian Buses services were diverted due to the ongoing incident, but the diversion has now ended.
A Police Scotland spokesperson said: “Police received a report of an unidentified package at a building on Chambers Street, Edinburgh around 10.55am on Tuesday, 27 September, 2022.
“Officers are in attendance and the building has been evacuated. Enquiries are ongoing.”