Wednesday 10 August 2022

Threatening letters with powder delivered to newspaper group, hospital


Threatening letters containing an unnamed powder have been sent to two separate offices of the DPG media empire and a hospital in Rotterdam, police confirmed on Tuesday.

Letters containing the powder were first discovered at a DPG Media office in Best in Brabant and then at the company’s main offices in Amsterdam. A similar letter was also delivered to the Ikazia hospital in Rotterdam.

DPG Media is a Belgian media group which owns the AD, Parool, Volkskrant and Trouw newspapers as well as a number of regional papers.

No-one has been hurt and it is unclear if there is a link between the DPG and the hospital mailings, police said.

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