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Suspicious packages sent to Indian consulate, other missions in Australia

IANS  |  Canberra 

Police in were on Wednesday investigating several suspicious packages sent to the and several other missions in

"The packages are being examined by attending emergency services. The circumstances surrounding the incidents are being investigated," the said in a statement.

The packages were delivered on Wednesday, news quoted the statement as saying.

Besides India, video footage showed emergency services workers attending the consulates of the US, Greece, France, Italy, Hong Kong, New Zealand, Pakistan, and

Manuela Erb, the of the Consulate of told the that the office had received a suspicious package that's "believed to be non-hazardous, however they're treating it as hazardous".

On Monday, the authorities removed a suspicious package from the consulate in Sydney which was later found to be non-toxic.



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First Published: Wed, January 09 2019. 14:20 IST