On November 30, an explosion occurred at the Embassy of Ukraine in Madrid. One employee was injured. This is reported by Elmundo.
According to the police publication, explosives were placed in one of the envelopes sent to the embassy.
One employee suffered minor injuries and was sent to the hospital.
It is reported that the law enforcement officers are already investigating the event. The police activated the anti-terrorist protocol. Tedax explosives disposal units and dog handlers also arrived at the scene and surrounded the embassy area.
The Ukrainian Foreign Ministry commented on the event.
"An envelope arrived at the Embassy of Ukraine in Spain. During the inspection, the envelope exploded in the hands of the commandant. The commandant received minor injuries, now he is hospitalized, he is receiving the necessary medical assistance. There are no threats to his life," wrote the representative of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs Oleg Nikolenko.
The rest of the embassy staff were not injured.
The Minister of Foreign Affairs, Dmytro Kuleba, instructed to urgently strengthen the security of all Ukrainian embassies abroad. He also appealed to his Spanish colleague to take urgent measures to investigate the attack on the Ukrainian diplomatic institution.
"The minister also emphasized that whoever was behind the organization of this explosion, they will not be able to intimidate Ukrainian diplomats or stop their daily work on strengthening Ukraine and countering Russian aggression," Nikolenko wrote.