The UN Security Council and General Assembly were evacuated Tuesday because of a "suspicious odor," according to a UN spokesman.I had no idea Hugo Chavez was visiting Manhattan.
Apparently there's a sewage backup.
A sewage backup caused a big stink at the United Nations on Tuesday, forcing diplomats and their staff to evacuate the Security Council and General Assembly.Obviously
Spokesman Farhan Haq said the evacuation was a precautionary measure after a strange smell was noticed in parts of the U.N. secretariat building. He said the odor was due to sewage backup possibly caused by high tides in the nearby East River.