Media reported the evacuation of visitors from the Gherkin building in London

In London evacuated visitors of the 40-storey gherkin, which is due to the shape called “Cucumber”. On Thursday, March 23, according to City A. M.

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March 23, 2017, 09:14

According to police, the fire alarm went off. Currently, rescuers inspect a building. The message on smoke arrived at 08:36 local time (11:36 MSK).

It is noted that 33 of the floor is occupied by offices.

The gherkin received its nickname because of the unusual shape and glass green.

After the terrorist attack in London, the emergency services of the city work in the strengthened mode. March 22 at about 14:40 local time (17:40 GMT) a car heading across Westminster bridge, drove on the sidewalk, knocked down there’s a few people and drove to the Parliament building. There the offender was stopped by police. One of the guards he was stabbed but he was shot by another police officer. The result was four people dead. None of the groups has yet claimed responsibility for the attack.