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Envelope contained bugs?
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Report: 'Iran gets threat letter with dried bugs from Israel'

Iranian media reports country's UN office received threat letter from Israel containing dried insects, professionals remove envelope to examine content

Iranian news agency Fars reported Friday that Iran's UN office received a threatening letter originated in Israel. According to the report, within the envelope carrying the threat letter, which was signed with an Israeli stamp, were also dried insects.



According to Fars, the letter contained a warning by which "the biological attack will hit whoever is hostile to Israel."


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Were dried insects in threat envelope? (Photo: Shutterstock)
Were dried insects in threat envelope? (Photo: Shutterstock)


The report further adds that with the receipt of the letter, the Iranians updated relevant authorities, including a specialist physician and representatives of the committee dealing with biological threats.


Fars claims that professionals took the envelope away in order to reduce risk of virus spread and in order to thoroughly investigate the content of the envelope.


Arab-language Iranian television channel Al-Alam reported that as of the time of the report's release, there is no information regarding people who have contracted any virus within the Iranian representatives' office.


פרסום ראשון: 12.28.13, 11:25
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