Two Norwegian postal workers suffered burns and itching after handling a letter sent to the Israeli Embassy in Norway.
The Norway Post reported:
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Two employees at an Oslo post office were taken to hospital and placed in isolation ward, when they showed suspicious reactions including a rash with itching after having handled a letter addressed to the Israeli Embassy.
The letter was Sunday morning under investigaton at the Norwegian Institute for Public Health, to check whether it has been contaminated with a chemical in some way, or with infectious matters.
It was first thought it could be antrax, but this now seems unlikely, experts say, since the reaction was immediate.
The Tundra Tabloids has more.