US consulate in Berlin evacuated as precaution

first_imgPolice experts checked the building to see if any chemical substances or poisonous gases had been released but nothing was found, police spokesman Michael Merkle told n-tv television.Bennett said she had no immediate information on the status of the person who brought the envelope in, and Merkle would not comment, citing the ongoing investigation.The U.S. Embassy is located in downtown but the consulate is in the southwestern Zehlendorf suburb.(Copyright 2012 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.) Construction begins on Chandler hospital expansion project Early signs of cataracts in your parents and how to help Bottoms up! Enjoy a cold one for International Beer Day Men’s health affects baby’s health too Mary Coyle ice cream to reopen in central Phoenix Comments   Share   center_img Sponsored Stories Top Stories BERLIN (AP) – The U.S. consulate in Berlin was evacuated as a precaution Thursday after an employee reported a strange smell from an envelope, but police said no dangerous materials were found in a sweep of the building.The smell came from an envelope containing supporting materials for a visa application that was given to consular employees by the applicant in person, U.S. Embassy spokeswoman Ruth Bennett said. How Arizona is preparing the leader of the next generation Former Arizona Rep. Don Shooter shows health improvementlast_img

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