'Poison mail' scare at US embassy

Two employees in Paris being treated for suspected poisoning after opening letter.

    The suspected poisoning occurred after staff
    opened a mail  [AP]

    Preliminary test results have indicated that the envelope was not harmful, an embassy statement said.

    Earlier a Paris police official told the AP news agency that two members of staff were feeling "unwell" after opening mail and that an investigation was under way.

    Other reports suggested three staff may have been involved.

    SOURCE: Agencies


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