Melbourne, Australia- 18 Consulates Receive Suspicious Packages

Conservative Firing Line | 1/9/2019 | Staff
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Embassies in Canberra and 18 consulates in Melbourne, Australia were placed on lockdown as at least a dozen received suspicious packages allegedly containing “asbestos fibers” or “white powder” on Wednesday. Authorities stated it was an organized and “well timed” plan. Though notes inserted into the packages claimed it was asbesto fiber, other media stated the contents could be powdered concrete. In other words: the substance is believed to be non-toxic at this time, but exactly what it is requires further testing.

The Indian Consulate in Melbourne was the first to raise the alarm at around 1:15 pm on Wednesday. The consulates were evacuated as emergency crews used hazmat bags to collect the envelopes as the number of consulates grew. Police stated that it might be the work of a “mentally disturbed person” since no one has been injured.

Project - Federal - Police - Statement

Quite the project for a “mentally disturbed person.” The Australian Federal Police issued this statement:

Police and emergency services have responded to suspicious packages delivered...
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