Images and videos on social media show emergency services, including the London Police and Fire Brigade, at the scene. Twitter user @ParisSuleyman posted a video showing dozens of people outside the mall. Along with this they wrote: “Bomb threat in Westfield White City. All evacuated.” Twitter user @ Nosh_Hussain21 said in another tweet: “I’m not sure what has happened, but it is now allowed on @westfieldlondon.”
Another Twitter user @debnicole added in a separate post: “The #Westfield White City bomb scare.
“After 1 hour and 20 minutes of being evacuated, the ‘suspicious package’ had been removed.”
@dimileivadas also tweeted: “Incident in Westfield White City.
“Police, fire brigade, police dog section, ambulances on site.
“Site evacuated. I have no idea what is happening.”
Amy Ní Riada, a journalist for the Irish broadcaster, said police had confirmed that a “suspicious package” was found in Westfield.
He added that the Explosive Ordnance Disposal was an ion assist and has now been given the go-ahead.
The journalist wrote on Twitter: “Police confirm that a suspicious package was found in Westfield London.
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Westfield White City opened in October 2008 and was developed at a cost of £ 1.6 billion.
The shopping center has 450 stores and services, and also has 5,550 parking spaces.
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