Suspicious Packages Sent to Greek and Other Foreign Missions in Australia

Suspicious packages were delivered to some foreign consulates in Melbourne and Canberra, Australia, on Wednesday.

The Melbourne diplomatic offices for Greece, the United States, France, Italy, India, Hong Kong, New Zealand, Pakistan and Switzerland were among those reported to be in a state of lockdown.

“Police and emergency services have responded to suspicious packages delivered to embassies in Melbourne,” according to a statement issued by the Australian Federal Police.

The statement added that “The circumstances surrounding the incidents are being investigated,” without providing additional details.

There were no immediate reports of any injuries to any staff.