“They simply launched us from lockdown,” a spokesman for the Mildenhall base, in Suffolk, stated.
Britain’s Ministry of Defence stated it was conscious of an incident on the base and that police have been taking a lead within the case. The US embassy declined instant remark.
(Reporting By Andrew MacAskill, Michael Holden and Kate Holton; Modifying by Man Faulconbridge)
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