Man injured in explosion at Ukraine embassy in Madrid | Spain

An employee at the Ukrainian embassy in Madrid has been injured in an explosion that occurred while he was handling a letter, police have said.

The staff member sustained light injuries and went to hospital unassisted, police said.

Detectives were investigating the incident, aided by forensic and intelligence investigators, they added.

Ukraine’s embassy to Spain was not immediately reachable.

The area surrounding the embassy was cordoned off, the state broadcaster TVE reported.

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