Before the Coronation of King Charles III: Explosion and Arrest outside Buckingham Palace

A controlled explosion and the arrest of a man outside Buckingham Palace days before the coronation of King Charles III.

British police have arrested a man who approached the palace gates and threw objects over the fence.

He was detained on suspicion of possession of a weapon. No shooting or injuries were reported. Police are not treating the case as an act of terrorism.

It was later revealed that a knife was found, but the man was not carrying a firearm. Buckingham Palace said the king and his wife Camilla were not at the palace at the time of the incident.

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