Police investigating after consulates and embassies in Melbourne and Canberra receive suspicious packages


Footage showed emergency services workers attended the US, Greek, French, Italian, Indian, New Zealand, Pakistani, Spanish, South Korean and Swiss consulates in Melbourne.

They also attended an incident at the South Melbourne building where the Consulate General of Turkey is based.

It comes two days after the ABC understands the Argentinian consulate in Sydney was sent three bags containing asbestos and fibreglass.

One official from Pakistan’s consulate in Melbourne told the ABC that she opened a suspicious envelope at 10:00am, which appeared to contain asbestos.

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Source: ABC