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Seven arrested after Syrian embassy roof incident

Seven people have been arrested after intruders gained access to the roof at the Syrian embassy in central London.

Three men were seen above the front door of the building in Belgrave Square in Knightsbridge at 13:55 BST.

Police said they had been arrested on suspicion of causing criminal damage, along with three other men and a woman.

Officers were already on the scene and there was no breach of security inside the embassy, Scotland Yard said.

Those arrested were being questioned at a police station in central London.

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