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Spanish police at arms base after letter-bombs

STORY: Spain has stepped up security at public and diplomatic buildings after a spate of letter-bombs were sent to targets including the Spanish Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez and the Ukrainian embassy, the Interior Ministry said on Thursday (December 1).

The ministry said that an "envelope with pyrotechnic material" addressed to Sanchez was received on November 24 and disarmed by his security team.

The device was "similar" to subsequent packages received by the Ukrainian embassy and at Instalaza.