After detection of a post envelope W a white powder post office WRK in the city of Essen is stopped, and 17 employees are taken to hospital 4 urgent medical examination. In Germany after detection evening on Friday of a post envelope W a white powder post office WRK in the city of Essen/ the earth Rhine - Westphalia/ is stopped, and 17 employees are taken to hospital 4 urgent medical examination.
as the correspondent " passes; News " one of the employees of post office who were engaged in manual sorting of mail, has paid attention to an envelope W/ O ADDY of the addressee and the sender, but W " any strange inscription ". And, from the envelope a thin stream the white powder woke up.
from - for fears that speech can go ABT the substance containing batsilly " the Siberian ulcer " the suspicious find has been sent at once in specialised laboratory. In view of " the general disturbing situation " As the local police has informed, it was offered to all employees of post office to leave a building, and 17 persons working on a site of manual sorting of mail, are directed to hospital 4 urgent physical examination.
the post office night shift in Essen while and could not start to work, inform from law enforcement bodies.
apparently in Germany the number " constantly increases; post terrorists " dispatching the letters ostensibly infected " the Siberian ulcer ". Their quantity on all country has already exceeded 600, inform on Saturday electronic mass-media of Germany.
against 31 suspects criminal cases are got. Unlike the USA in Germany all investigated cases have appeared false alarms.
however, law enforcement bodies are not inclined to consider all it " innocent jokes ". The administrative court of the city of Mosbah in the earth Baden - Vjurttemberg, for example, has sentenced past Friday 20 - summer " the joker " by 7 MTH of imprisonment for telephone threat to blow up local chemical plant. Expenses on search of an explosive and trading losses from idle time of shops have made nearby 220 tys Deutsche Marks.