Spain detains pensioner suspected of sending letters with explosives, including to Embassy of Ukraine in Madrid
A 74-year-old Spanish man who is suspected of sending letters with explosives, in particular to the Prime Minister of Spain Pedro Sanchez and to the Embassy of Ukraine in Madrid, was detained.
La Sexta TV channel reported.
On January 25, a 74-year-old pensioner from Miranda de Ebro, in the province of Burgos, was detained in Spain. Man is suspected of sending letters with explosives to the country's prime minister, Ukrainian embassy in Madrid and Spanish Ministry of Defense.
After arrest, law enforcement officers plan to search the suspect's house.
On November 30, there was an explosion at the Embassy of Ukraine in Madrid, as a result of which the commandant of the institution was injured. It became known that explosives, which were in a package intended for the ambassador of Ukraine.
Later, on December 30, a package with a suspected explosive device was received by Spanish company Instalaza, which manufactures weapons for Ukraine.