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World Package containing ricin poison sent to Trump

02:26  20 september  2020
02:26  20 september  2020 Source:   bbc.com

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Two tests were done to confirm the presence of ricin . All mail for the White House is sorted and screened at an offsite facility before reaching the White House. A US law enforcement official told CNN that investigators are looking into the possibility the ricin package sent to Trump came from Canada.

Letters containing ricin ingredients were sent to the president and top military leaders at the Pentagon in 2018. Those letters were also intercepted, and a Utah man Breaking: Secret Service intercepted a package this week addressed to President Trump with the deadly poison Ricin inside of it.

a large building with White House in the background: The letter was intercepted by law enforcement before it reached the White House, officials said © Getty Images The letter was intercepted by law enforcement before it reached the White House, officials said

A package containing ricin poison that was addressed to US President Donald Trump has been intercepted before it reached the White House, officials told US media.

The letter was discovered at a screening facility for White House mail earlier this week, the officials said.

They said a substance found inside the envelope was identified as ricin, a poison found naturally in castor beans.

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The package containing deadly poison ricin and addressed to US President Donald Trump has been intercepted, CNN reported on Saturday In October 2018, the Secret Service intercepted envelopes sent to President Trump and then-Defence Secretary James Mattis, which were suspected of

Trump was sent a package with deadly poison to the White House: what is known about the Police arrested a woman suspected of sending a package containing the deadly poison ricin to US “ Ricin poisoning is not contagious. Ricin -related disease cannot be spread from person to person

The Trump administration is yet to comment on the reports.

The Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) and the Secret Service are investigating where the package came from and whether others have been sent through the US postal system.

"At this time, there is no known threat to public safety," the FBI told CNN in a statement on Saturday.

One official told the New York Times that investigators believe the package was sent from Canada. Reports say the presence of ricin was identified after two tests.

Ricin is produced by processing castor beans. It is a lethal substance that, if swallowed, inhaled or injected, can cause nausea, vomiting, internal bleeding and ultimately organ failure.

No known antidote exists for ricin. If a person is exposed to ricin, death can take place within 36 to 72 hours, depending on the dose received, according to the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).

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  White House ricin letter one of six sent from Canada: Police There is no known antidote for the poison allegedly sent to the White House and five other locations across the US.US authorities arrested a woman at the US-Canada border near Buffalo, New York, on Sunday on suspicion that she sent the deadly poison by mail, addressed to the White House. The woman has joint Canadian and French citizenship, two sources told Reuters News Agency.

A package addressed to President Donald Trump containing the poison ricin was intercepted by federal authorities earlier this week, according to In 2018, a Navy veteran from Utah, William Clyde Allen, attempted to send the president and other government officials envelopes with ingredients of

The US law enforcement says it has intercepted a package constraint ricin Poison to US President Donald Trump . According to the Saturday announcement the intercept was done earlier this week. In order to confirm the presence of ricin , two tests were done by the FBI and Secret Service.

a hand holding a small tree: Castor seeds, which are used to make the deadly ricin poison © Getty Images Castor seeds, which are used to make the deadly ricin poison

The CDC said the poison - which has been used in terror plots - can be manufactured into a weapon in the form of a powder, mist or pellet.

The White House and other federal buildings have been the target of ricin packages in the past.

In 2014, a Mississippi man was sentenced to 25 years in prison for sending letters dusted with ricin to former President Barack Obama and other officials.

Four years later, in 2018, a former Navy veteran was charged with sending toxic letters to the Pentagon and White House.

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