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Shard base jumper shocks onlookers in London

The identity of the jumper is unknown Credit: PA

A base jumper caused onlookers a shock by throwing himself from the Shard.

Eyewitnesses reported seeing a man jumping from London's tallest building before safely hitting the ground earlier today.

Met Police were called to the area at 10.18am Credit: PhilglasSwiggot/Twitter

Wine merchants Philglas & Swiggot described the jump as "absolutely mental".

Met Police were called to the Shard at 10.18am, currently the 87th tallest building in the world.

The identity of the jumper remains unknown. No injuries were reported.

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