Australian police investigating suspicious packages sent to consulates

Several foreign consulates were evacuated in Melbourne and Canberra on Wednesday after they received hazardous materials.
1:56 | 01/09/19

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I'm gonna head over to London now where I'm always excited to talk to my friend James lineman day San Miguel and I'm can't other we don't let me get a scary I was watching you earlier today and I was. Ten shots by those stories are coming out of Australia right now so scary packaging is showing up a consulate how concerned Dari. Yeah I mean is that Google to. Now how concerned we should be Maggie because this could be anything from. Act and attempted terrorist attack to this kind of a prying coal kind of anything in between we just. Don't know at this point what we did is that a whole series of packages was sent to thirteen consulates and embassies in Australian it was sent. Let's say you account to come grow cited big city Melvin is included the US consulate in Melbourne as well. And what it was sent basically were these envelopes and inside the and tonight's. We've we've been described as a little kind of plastic sound which by an inside. What's been described as a threat like substance. It's not clear what these days as a local report in illustrated said that possibly express those have been written. On some of these envelopes so as you can imagine this caused panic these buildings were evacuated. Authorities were cold the federal police are investigating. I'm as guys at how the Nazis that you see. When as possible by a house that will lay out on the scene investigating. It's not just the US goals that like I said number all the country's been affected the British mission that. The Koreans the Germans the Italians the Russians site some of them but some of the world's most powerful nations. We don't know what was centered and who sent it. And we do know a few days ago that the calls that all of Argentina was sent something in Sydney and the white powdery substance that was NATO discovered to be. Not dangerous say it's hoped that this will be the same this time around says Sonny is a very strange situation will Willie nine mole when we nimble. Well they seem sadly just a lot of questions still some Cheryl talk again.

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