Samoan Consulate in Sydney Evacuated Over Suspicious Package, Report Says

(Bloomberg) -- The Samoan consulate in Sydney has been evacuated after a suspicious package was delivered, Sky News reported.

The package wasn’t opened and has been secured in a Hazmat container at the consulate, according to the report. Ten people were evacuated and two workers decontaminated, while the package is forensically tested, Sky said.

The incident comes two days after suspicious packages were delivered to embassies and consulates in Melbourne and the national capital, Canberra. A 48-year-old man has been arrested in connection with that investigation, the Australian Federal Police said Thursday.

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