Indian Embassy in Italy gets IED by post

Last Updated: Sunday, January 24, 2010 - 16:08

New Delhi: In an intriguing incident, Indian
Embassy in Italy received an IED in the form of a postage
packet a few days back prompting stepping up of security at
the mission.

The packet which had the sender`s name as LTTE from
Italy, was received at the Embassy on January 20, Ambassador
Arif Khan said.

The envelope addressed to the Embassy of India in Italy
contained two fuse wires which aroused suspicion. The police
was immediately informed and a report was filed, he said.

Police is investigating the incident, Khan said, adding
that the security at the Embassy has been stepped up in view
of this incident.

PTI



First Published: Sunday, January 24, 2010 - 16:08

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