In the case of several foreign embassies in the Australian capital of Canberra, as well as in the million-metropolis of Melbourne received packet with suspicious Material.
This confirmed by the Australian police on Wednesday. According to media, the German Consulate, a report in Melbourne affected. A confirmation there first. In Canberra, several embassies were the target.
According to initial information provided by the authorities of the Federal state of Victoria alone were reported in Melbourne, a total of ten cases. The situation was “under control,” it said. The police said that the package would be investigated. Details of the authorities are not called. The Background was initially unclear.
According to local media at least five diplomatic missions reports were in Melbourne closed. Thus, the consulates of the USA, India and South Korea are affected. On the package, in the English language warnings, such as “asbestos” and “Draw a mask”. Also, there was no confirmation.
In Melbourne have consulates of many countries. The embassies have their headquarters in Canberra.