An envelope sent from Ireland to a Bezeq branch in Petah Tikva contained an
unidentified substance that caused employees to suffer from an itching sensation
on Sunday afternoon.
Police sealed off the scene and dispatched a bomb
squad. Dangerous-substance experts placed the envelope in a sealed container and
took it to the Israel Institute for Biological Research in Ness Ziona for
No injuries have been reported and none of the employees
required medical care by the early evening, police said.
contained a substance that was supposed to arrive at the branch, but also
contained an unidentified substance, which has been taken for analysis,” police