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Australian Naval Base in Lockdown, Bomb Squad Called

A naval base in the Australian state of Victoria went into lockdown and a police bomb squad was sent to the scene to investigate unspecified “hazardous material,” security officials said on Thursday. An exclusion zone of 400 meters was declared around a residential apartment at HMAS Cerberus, a naval training base on the Mornington Peninsula, 45 miles southeast of Melbourne, Victorian police said. The incident occurred after a routine inspection at the base found the material in the...

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