“Suspicious Overseas Parcels” in various parts of the country…After the police investigation
Police have launched an investigation after reports were received from all over the country that they received something similar to a suspicious package delivered to a welfare facility for the disabled in Dong-gu, Ulsan.
Fire authorities have asked you to report any overseas mail you have not ordered.
Reports of receiving a package similar to the “suspicious parcel” found in Dong-gu, Ulsan are continuing throughout the country.
On the 20th, officials at a welfare facility for the disabled in Dong-gu, Ulsan, opened an unidentified package believed to be an international mail from Taiwan and were taken to the hospital complaining of dizziness and difficulty in breathing.
Similar packages have been reported at Seocho Post Office in Seoul, Myeong-dong Central Post Office, and Eunpyeong Post Office.
There were no casualties, but the military, which took over the parcels from the police, is analyzing the exact ingredients.
Reports of unidentified mail were also reported in Incheon, Gyeonggi-do, Daejeon, Gyeongnam, and Jeju.
Parcels were delivered to any location, such as factories, offices, homes, or restaurants, all of which were sent from overseas such as Taiwan, Uzbekistan, and Malaysia.
Police said the yellow or black mail envelope marked “CHUGHWA POST” in English, and asked for special attention to packages whose origin is Taiwan.
In the wake of a series of suspected cases, the Korea Post decided to temporarily suspend the import of similar types of international mail.
Postal authorities will only deliver similar types of international mail that have already been brought into the country when it is confirmed that it to be safe.
Police and fire authorities said, “If you receive mail that you have not ordered from abroad, do not open it and report it to 112 or 119 immediately.”