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Turkey: Belgian consulate on high alert after receiving envelopes with "yellow powder"00:44

Turkey: Belgian consulate on high alert after receiving envelopes with "yellow powder"

Turkey, Istanbul
October 24, 2014 at 03:59 GMT +00:00 · Published

The Belgian Consulate in Istanbul is on high alert after it reportedly received envelopes containing unidentified "yellow powder" on Friday.

According to information released by the Consulate General of Belgium, the contents of the envelope were exposed to six people.

Similar envelopes were reportedly also received by the German and Canadian consulates in Istanbul. The Disaster and Emergency Management Authority of Turkey (AFAD) teams have been deployed to all three locations.

Turkey: Belgian consulate on high alert after receiving envelopes with "yellow powder"00:44
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The Belgian Consulate in Istanbul is on high alert after it reportedly received envelopes containing unidentified "yellow powder" on Friday.

According to information released by the Consulate General of Belgium, the contents of the envelope were exposed to six people.

Similar envelopes were reportedly also received by the German and Canadian consulates in Istanbul. The Disaster and Emergency Management Authority of Turkey (AFAD) teams have been deployed to all three locations.

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