Suspicious packages delivered at Indian Consulate, other diplomatic missions in Australia

Written by Newsroom Staff January 9, 2019 12:04

New Delhi: Suspicious packages were found on Wednesday at several diplomatic missions in Melbourne, including the Indian Consulate, prompting Australian authorities to launch a major emergency response.

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Australia Federal Police

According to PTI report, a major operation is underway after packages were delivered to at least 10 international consulates across Melbourne.

Firefighters and Ambulance Victoria paramedics were attending the Indian Consulate and US Consulate on St Kilda Road.

Australian Federal Police tweeted:

The Metropolitan Fire Brigade (MFB) said it was assisting the Australian Federal Police at a number of incidents at embassies across Melbourne.