TA: Turkish Embassy gets envelope with white powder

By
September 20, 2010 13:42

Police takes substance for chemical analysis; none hurt; comes after 3 similar letters sent to US, Spain and Sweden embassies last week.




Turkish Embassy in Tel Aviv.

Turkish Embassy 311. (photo credit: Channel 10)

The Turkish Embassy in Tel Aviv received an envelope containing white powder on Monday, police said.

No embassy employees were injured in the incident. Officers have taken the substance for a chemical analysis at the Environmental Protection Ministry.


On September 14, three envelopes containing an unidentified white powder and a threatening letter were sent to the embassies of the US, Spain and Sweden in Tel Aviv. None were injured in those incidents either.

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English text in the letter sent to the US Embassy read, "We will spread bio-agents in USA if it would force Israeli government to create a terrorist Muslim occupant state in Ramallah."

Police evacuated the powder in sealed containers and took the powder for a chemical analysis.


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