Hazmat crews swoop on EU headquarters after envelope full of 'suspicious white powder' found near president's office | The Sun

HAZMAT crews swooped on the European Commission headquarters after an envelope full of suspicious white powder was found near the President's office.

Emergency services were called to the 13th floor of the building in Brussels, on Friday morning after the envelope was located at  Ursula von der Leyen's office.

While at first the incident was mistaken for a fire, the Brussels Fire Brigade confirmed to the Brussels Times it was actually a suspicious envelope containing white powder.

Fire Brigade spokesperson Walter Derieuw, told the outlet one individual came into contact with the powder and so far has not presented any medical symptoms.

He said the Civil Protection is at the scene and is set to analyse the powder.


Putin to give speech annexing land from Ukraine after staging illegal referenda

Nato must launch ‘DEVASTATING’ response to Russian nuke as US stages war games

A medical team is also on site.

The outlet reports the situation is now "under control," and the building is not being evacuated.

Source: Read Full Article