Army Attend, Bomb Unit Sent to Manchester College / Close Major Road/ Helicopter Surround / Smoke

The Army are currently on their way to a college in Manchester as armed police close off major roads in the city.

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An army bomb disposal unit is at a college in Trafford, Greater Manchester Police says.

It is too early to say whether the alert is linked to its investigation into the Manchester bomb attack, the force said.

Police at the scene at an address in Nuneaton, England Thursday May 25, 2017 where they arrested a seventh suspect in the investigation into the Manchester Arena bombing. British police have arrested a seventh person in connection with the Manchester Arena bombing. The man was held Wednesday after police carried out searches in the English town of Nuneaton, which is about 161 kilometers (100 miles) south of Manchester.(Joe Giddens/PA via AP)

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A college in Trafford, south Manchester, has been evacuated with dozens of police officers, a dog unit and helicopters at the scene.

A number of roads surrounding the college – including Mancunian Way, Limby Street and Jackson Street – have been closed.

Eyewitnesses pictures show a think black cloud of smoke rising from the area.

Greater Manchester Police confirmed the army are responding the the incident. 



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