US Embassy Employees in Paris Poisoned by Mail

French police confirm poisoning in embassy in Paris
By Jane Yager,  Newser Staff
Posted Jul 30, 2010 8:02 AM CDT
US Embassy Employees in Paris Poisoned by Mail
A poster reads "First, Roquefort cheese, WTO we don't agree" at the Concorde bus stop, near the US embassy, second building from the right, in Paris, Wednesday, Jan. 21, 2009.   (AP Photo/Thibault Camus)

(Newser) – Three employees of the US embassy in Paris are being treated for poisoning after opening mail today. French police confirmed the poisoning to Reuters but were not able to provide any further details about the type or seriousness of poison the embassy employees were exposed to. The embassy spokesman has not yet commented.
(Read more poisoning stories.)

We use cookies. By Clicking "OK" or any content on this site, you agree to allow cookies to be placed. Read more in our privacy policy.
Get the news faster.
Tap to install our app.
Install the Newser News app
in two easy steps:
1. Tap in your navigation bar.
2. Tap to Add to Home Screen.