Spanish police detonated this Thursday an envelope suspected of containing explosive material, which was addressed to the former ambassador of America current diplomat in Uruguay and in Spain, julisa reynosoOfficial sources said he was caught in the security filter of the US Embassy in Madrid.
According to police sources, experts were involved in disarming the explosives from the police to neutralize the envelopes. Spain’s Ministry of the InteriorFor his part, he explained that the relevant police protocols had been activated and that an important police apparatus had been deployed in the area.
With this new envelope, there will be six shipments of similar characteristics registered in Spain since last November 24, which will be sent to Pedro Sánchez, President of the Government of Spain, Ministry of Defense. Ukrainian Embassy in Madridwhere an employee, a weapons company and an air base were slightly injured.
Secretary of State for Security in Spain, rafael perez, reported this Thursday that, according to a first investigation, the envelopes containing the explosives come from Spanish territory. The Spanish National Court is investigating at least the shipment to the embassy as a crime of terrorism, while the interior has strengthened security at diplomatic facilities.
On the afternoon of the same Wednesday, another “suspicious” envelope was detected arriving at the headquarters of the Instalaza arms company in Zaragoza (northeast), which, according to the Ministry of the Interior, was said to have been carried out by the Police Explosives Disposal Units (TEDAX). “A controlled explosion of the device”.
Instalaza makes a grenade launcher that the Spanish government makes pedro sanchez Sent to Ukraine shortly after the Russian invasion of that country in February.
And in the early hours of this Thursday “the security systems of the Torrejón de Ardoz Area Base (Madrid) detected a suspicious envelope which, after being analyzed by X-rays, determined (that) to be some kind of mechanism inside” Could” said a message from the Ministry of the Interior.
The base, near the Spanish capital, is used by official planes that transport members of the Spanish government and military planes that deliver arms and other types of aid to Ukraine.
In view of this series of similar incidents, the Ministry of the Interior stated that it had ordered “extreme security measures” at both embassies and public and government buildings, “particularly with regard to controls on postal shipments.”