A road near the headquaters of Germany's Social Democratic Party is blocked by police in Berlin, capital of Germany, on May 22, 2017. The headquarters of the Social Democratic Party (SPD) in Berlin was evacuated on Monday after suspicious object was found in the building, German media Focus Online reported. (Xinhua/Shan Yuqi)
BERLIN, May 22 (Xinhua) -- German police gave all-clear at Monday noon after the headquarters of the Social Democratic Party (SPD) in Berlin were evacuated due to suspicious object.
It was a kind of self-built wooden chest that looked like a donation box, therefore the police was alarmed, German media Bavarian Radio reported.
A SPD spokeswoman said earlier that the suspicious object was being examined by the police wearing splinter protection vests as a routine precaution.
As a result, the SPD headquarters had been cleared for about 90 minutes.