Emergency services in Hazmat suits descend on EU headquarters in Brussels

Emergency services in Hazmat suits descend on EU headquarters in Brussels after ‘suspicious white powder’ is discovered close to President Ursula Von Der Leyen’s office

  • The headquarters had been despatched an envelope with a suspicious white powder in it
  • Emergency crews known as to the constructing in Brussels at round 11.50am native time
  • Situation is alleged to be ‘below management’ and there will probably be no evacuation of constructing 

Emergency services in Hazmat suits have descended on the EU headquarters in Brussels after a ‘suspicious white powder’ was discovered close to President Ursula Von Der Leyen’s office. 

Brussels Fire Brigade informed the The Brussels Times that the headquarters, known as The Berlaymont, had been despatched an envelope with the white powder in it.

Crews had been known as to the thirteenth ground of the constructing, the place the office of Ursula Von der Leyen is, at round 11.50 native time and the incident was initially regarded as a hearth.

The crews had been seen exterior the constructing in Brussels however it’s mentioned that the scenario is ‘below management’.

There will probably be no evacuation of the headquarters. The substance is being analysed by Civil Protection.

 Brussels Fire Brigade informed the The Brussels Times that the headquarters, known as The Berlaymont, had been despatched an envelope with the white powder in it. Pictured: An investigator in a haz mat go well with 

Crews had been known as to the thirteenth ground of the constructing, the place the office of Ursula Von der Leyen, pictured, is at round 11.50 native time and the incident was initially regarded as a hearth

 There will probably be no evacuation of the headquarters, pictured. The substance is being analysed by Civil Protection

Belgian civil safety parked exterior the Berlaymont constructing, headquarters of the European Commission

Belgian police stand exterior the headquarters of the European Commission, the place an envelope with suspect white powder was discovered

Spokesperson for the Brussels Fire Brigade Walter Derieuw mentioned that one individual had come into contact with the substance.

They added that they haven’t proven any medical signs.  

Emergency services have positioned the room the place the envelope was discovered below quarantine.  

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