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White House on lockdown, no further details available - Fox news
Secret Service agents move around the White House with guns drawn during a lockdown because of reports of a stray airplane over Washington, U.S. November 26, 2019. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst   -   Copyright  JONATHAN ERNST(Reuters)

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The White House was placed on lockdown Tuesday after an air space violation was reported in the area, according to media reports.

Nearby roads were closed and no one was allowed into the compound. Law enforcement officials told NBC News that an airspace violation was reported in Washington and fighter jets were scrambled. Security lockdowns are not uncommon around the White House. The U.S. Secret Service had no immediate comment.

(Reporting by Doina Chiacu and Susan Heavey; Editing by Chizu Nomiyama)