Officer dead after burst of violence outside Pentagon

Emergency vehicles are seen outside the Pentagon Metro area Tuesday, Aug. 3, 2021, at the Pentagon in Washington. The Pentagon is on lockdown after multiple gunshots were fired near a platform by the facility’s Metro station. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)
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An officer has died after being stabbed during a burst of violence at a transit station outside the Pentagon in Washington DC, law enforcement officials said.

A shooting resulted in the Pentagon being locked down for more than an hour.

A Pentagon officer who was stabbed later died, according to officials.

More details about the violence were expected at a Pentagon news conference.

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