Letter Bomb Explodes in Ukrainian Embassy, Madrid

At approximately 0808 EST, a letter bomb exploded and injured one person inside the Ukrainian embassy in Madrid, Spain. The employee who opened the letter sustained non-life threatening injuries. The letter passed security checks at 1245 local time and exploded at 1315 local time.

The Spanish National Court has taken responsibility for the investigation and bomb disposal units and police are still on scene. In the meantime Ukrainian Foreign Minister Kuleba has instructed all embassies to strengthen security measures.