U.S. Embassy in Stockholm were evacuated for suspicious letter

Posted on October 17, 2012


Wednesday 17 10th 2012 14:06 | TASR
The suspect list of employees were evacuated from the building and closed streets around the embassy.

STOCKHOLM. Swedish police assure suspicious letter received today the U.S. Embassy in Stockholm, and allow staff to return to evacuated buildings.

The building works and all 150 employees, with the exception of the necessary protection, before it had to leave. According to a spokeswoman from the fire sheet sprinkled white powder.

“We have canceled the restrictions and ensure the list. Possibly preliminary investigating how an unauthorized attack,” Stockholm police spokeswoman Tove Häggová. She refused to specify exactly what the letter contained.

Police previously closed area around the embassy in Stockholm area, where are located a number of foreign embassies.

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