Letter Bomb Sent to Ukrainian Embassy in Spain

By Megan Hastings

Media Production Editor

On Nov. 23, a letter bomb exploded at Ukraine’s embassy in Madrid, Spain, injuring one staff member. The embassy received the letter which exploded in the hands of a commandant during the inspection. Ukraine’s foreign ministry spokesman Oleg Nikolenko said, “The commandant suffered minor injuries and is not hospitalized, receiving the necessary medical attention. There is no threat to his life.” Spanish law enforcement and fire services responded quickly and no other embassy staff members were injured. Ukrainian Foreign Minister Dmytro Kuleba asked Spain to investigate the blast urgently and ordered increased security for all Ukrainian Embassies.

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