A World Financial Center building in New York City, across the street
from the World Trade Center, is being evacuated because of a suspicious
package, police said.
A private security guard said he thought he saw
something suspicious while screening a package at 2 World Financial
Center. New York City Police Department spokesman Paul Browne said an
X-ray of the package appeared to reveal a grenade.A New York Police
Department bomb squad is at 2 World Financial Center and police are
investigating. It was believed to be a novelty grenade, according to an
official at the New York City Police Department.Employees have since
been cleared to return to the building.Two World Financial Center, a
towering skyscraper situated on the southern tip of Manhattan, counts
many major financial firms as its tenants.
The building was badly
damaged by falling debris du
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