Horror as explosion hits Ukrainian embassy in Madrid with at least one injured


A letter bomb exploded early this Wednesday afternoon at the Ukrainian Embassy in Madrid, Spain. The explosion caused a slight injury. An embassy employee, believed to be a guard, who has been injured has been evacuated to the Nuestra Señora de América Hospital in the capital, police sources have reported.

The Police have activated the anti-terrorist protocol and have cordoned off the area where the Embassy is located, at number 52 Ronda Abubilla.

Specialised troops in the deactivation of explosives, Tedax, in addition to other police units, have moved to the place.

So far, the Embassy has neither confirmed nor denied the accident.

According to reliable police sources to EL ESPAÑOL, several Citizen Security units of the National Police are already in the embassy building of that country in the capital, located in Ronda de la Abubilla.

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The letter, according to Europa Press, had not been detected by the private surveillance service of the Ukrainian Embassy in Madrid.

Apparently, a package had arrived at the embassy and, according to La Sexta, the letter had not passed the necessary prior checks by the company. The explosive was homemade and was contained in an envelope. At the moment, it is being investigated as a possible attack and, for this reason, the police have activated the anti-terrorist protocol and have cordoned off the area where the embassy is located.

Ukrainian Foreign Minister Dmitry Kuleba has commented on the recent attack on the Ukrainian embassy in Spain. Kuleba has called for increased security at embassies after the explosion in Spain this morning.

On Telemadrid’s Telenoticias 1, the government delegate in Madrid, Mercedes González, by telephone, gave details of what happened, calling for calm and asking for caution while waiting for the investigation into the explosion to bear fruit.

Additional reporting by Maria Ortega


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