News Brief 10/17/2012, Cheshvan 1, 5773
US Embassy in Stockholm Evacuated Over Letter
Police evacuated the U.S. Embassy in Stockholm on Wednesday after staff received a letter with “unknown content.”
Inside the envelope was “an unidentified white powder,” according to Swedish media. Emergency services and police officials were on the scene, witnesses said. Staff members were allowed to remain on the property, although they were told to evacuate the building.