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WASHINGTON: US Joint Base Andrews in Maryland has been placed on lock-down following a report of an active shooter inside the premises.


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Media reports suggest that military personnel are being directed to put shelters in place at the joint base, near Washington D.C.

The base was placed on lock-down just after 9 a.m. on Thursday, officials at the base told the American media.

“The incident is ongoing at the Malcolm Grow Medical Facility. First responders are on-scene now. All personnel continue to shelter in place,” the base wrote on social media.