Australian Police Examines Packages Left at Consulates

World | Associated Press | January 9, 2019, 4:10 pm
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 Several foreign diplomatic missions were evacuated in the Australian cities of Melbourne and Canberra on Wednesday (January 9) after they received packages containing suspicious substances. (Image: AP)
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Several foreign diplomatic missions were evacuated in the Australian cities of Melbourne and Canberra on Wednesday (January 9) after they received packages containing suspicious substances. (Image: AP)

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 Police, fire crews and ambulances were seen at a number of foreign consulates in Melbourne, including those of India, Germany, Italy, Spain and South Korea. Officials at the US and Swiss missions in the city said they had also received packages. (Image: AP)
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Police, fire crews and ambulances were seen at a number of foreign consulates in Melbourne, including those of India, Germany, Italy, Spain and South Korea. Officials at the US and Swiss missions in the city said they had also received packages. (Image: AP)

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 The incidents come after Sydney's Argentinian consulate was partially evacuated on Monday after reports of a suspicious substance. The powder, contained in clear plastic bags within an envelope, was subsequently deemed not dangerous. (Image: AP)
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The incidents come after Sydney's Argentinian consulate was partially evacuated on Monday after reports of a suspicious substance. The powder, contained in clear plastic bags within an envelope, was subsequently deemed not dangerous. (Image: AP)

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