A envelope containing material pyrotechnician was also sent to the President of the Spanish Government Pedro Sanchez, on November 24th. This is learned from the Spanish Ministry of the Interior. It is not the first envelope that has been delivered to Spain with similar contents. Yesterday the Ukrainian embassy in Madrid and the Instalaza company, and today the Torrejón de Ardoz air base. And in the meantime Spain strengthens security around public buildings. The interior minister says they will apply the appropriate measures.
To the premier
It was the Spanish National Police who informed the court of an envelope with pyrotechnic material sent to the Prime Minister. The envelope was identified and neutralized by the security services. The interception took place on November 24th, after the services of the Security Department, in sifting and filtering the correspondence, identified a suspicious envelope, addressed to the premier and sent by ordinary post. The Security Department activated the relevant protocols and, after securing the area, proceeded with the controlled explosion of the envelope. On the same day and at the same time, the Secretary of State for Security of the Ministry of the Interior ordered the National Police and the Civil Guard to take extreme measures to protect public administrations and buildingsespecially as regards checks on postal deliveries.
The explosion at the Ukrainian embassy in Madrid
Yesterday, a security guard from the Ukrainian embassy was slightly injured when he opened one letter which turned out to be a bomb. “The National Police have been informed around 1pm of an explosion in the Ukrainian embassy in Madrid. It happened when one of the embassy employees was handling a letter,” a police source explained in a message. “This employee was injured, apparently slightly, and went to a hospital himself” to be treated, he said. added. “The National Police have opened an investigation, in which the forensic science team is participating”. Mercedes González, delegate of the Spanish government in Madrid, explained to the microphones of Cadena Ser radio that the embassy had received “a package” through the “ordinary mail service” and that the clerk in charge of the correspondence opened it “in garden” of the embassy “without passing it through the security scanner”. gonzález sent a “message of calm and serenity to the entire population“, explaining that the employee who had opened the package had only suffered “a small wound on the ring finger of his right hand”. The National Police have opened an investigation into the incident. The sender and specific recipient of the paper bomb have not been currently confirmed.
To the arms manufacturer
And always yesterday another one letter-bomb was delivered to a arms manufacturer of Zaragoza. The second package similar to the one delivered to the Ukrainian embassy in Madrid arrived at the Zaragoza office of the Instalaza company, manufacturer of grenade launchers which the Spanish Ministry of Defense sent to the government of Volodymyr Zelensky.
Torrejon de Ardoz
The third letter bombwithin two days, after that to the Ukrainian embassy and the company Instalaza was found by the Spanish authorities in Torrejón de Ardoz Air Force Base, near Madrid. Airbase security systems detected the suspicious envelope between 3 and 4 this morning. According to El Mundo “the security agents of the Torrejón de Ardoz air base the package bomb was detected this morning on the scanner, sent by mail to the Satellite Center located in these military facilities.