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The area surrounding the UN building remains closed with police officers and police vehicles seen in different areas surrounding the UN complex. No UN staff or associates are in danger.

UNITED NATIONS, Dec. 2 (Xinhua) -- The UN headquarters building in New York was on lockdown Thursday after a man with a shotgun was spotted outside.

The area of concern has been secured by the police as witnessed by Xinhua reporter.

No UN staff or associates are in danger, according to the UN.

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Personnel may continue to safely exit by vehicle at 42nd street or enter/exit by foot at 46th street, according to the police.

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