Post: Suspicious package found at US Embassy in Madrid blown up

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Sexta: Suspicious package found at US Embassy in Madrid blown up

MOSCOW, December 1 – RIA Novosti. According to the TV channel, the package containing explosives, which was previously found at the US Embassy in Madrid, was detonated. sextat referring to the police.

It was previously learned that another package, possibly containing explosives, was found at the US Embassy in Madrid for the sixth time in a row in Spain. Special Tedax Explosive Disposal Teams and other police units moved to the embassy. The diplomatic mission building was cordoned off.

According to the Spanish agency Europa Press, the package containing the explosive was found at a security checkpoint at 12:30 PM (3:30 PM Moscow time).

Packages containing explosives had previously been sent to the Ukrainian Embassy in Madrid, the Instalaza arms company, the Kingdom Ministry of Defense and the Torrejon de Ardoz airbase. On Thursday, it was also learned that on November 24, Spanish police seized an envelope that was sent to Spanish Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez, possibly containing “pyrotechnic substance”.

Commenting on the status of explosive packages sent by unknown persons to Ukraine’s diplomatic mission in Madrid and a number of Spanish institutions, the Russian Embassy in Spain said it condemned all threats and acts of terrorism.

Source: Ria

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