Spanish parliament in Madrid
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An explosion has been reported at the Ukrainian embassy in the Spanish capital of Madrid.

According to police, one person was injured in the explosion, an employee at the embassy. The explosion occurred as the employee was handling a letter. The employee suffered light injuries and was taken to the hospital.

A spokesman for Ukraine's Foreign Minister said that the employees life was not in danger and that security had been increased at all Ukrainian embassies following the explosion.