Two package bombs — described as “flash” devices — exploded today at two different state government mail-processing centers in Maryland, one in Hanover and one in Annapolis. One person was slightly injured. The state’s governor was the addressee on one of the packages. All state mail facilities have been closed while state and federal authorities investigate.
In other news, the Amsterdam police chief says that he will not enforce a proposed ban on the burqa. He has been commended for his tolerance and courage by the traditional Islamic society As-Soennah.
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