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US consulate in Berlin evacuated


Staff have been evacuated from the US consulate building in Berlin after an employee reported a strange smell coming from an envelope.

A spokeswoman confirmed the suspect package was supposed to contain documents supporting a visa application and was hand delivered on Thursday morning.

No details about the person who delivered the letter have been released.

German police and fire authorities are investigating the incident, and US authorities are also looking into the applicant.

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