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Sydney Opera House evacuated by police

The area has been cordoned off.
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NSW Police have conducted a “precautionary” operation at the Sydney Opera House and Manly ferry terminal after receiving “information on social media”.

The forecourt of the Opera House was cleared of people at about 2pm on Thursday, with police erecting metal barriers to cordon off the site.

The police operation finished at 3:30pm (AEDT), according to police. People were now moving freely throughout the area.

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All tours of the Opera House were cancelled and the bars below the Opera House were closed to tourists.

Manly’s ferry terminal was also closed during the operation.

The 1.20pm ferry from Manly to Circular Quay was cancelled and the 1.40pm ferry delayed.

with AAP

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