British Museum Evacuates 3,500 Visitors After `Odd' Odor Spreads, BBC Says
The evacuation was a precautionary move and the incident may have been related to the air-conditioning system, the BBC said, citing an unidentified spokesman for the Metropolitan Police.
The event, which occurred at about 12:30 p.m. London time, didn’t cause any injuries, the news service said, citing a museum spokeswoman. The London fire brigade was at the site, the BBC reported.
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