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    Suspicious packages sent to military locations around DC

    Multiple suspicious packages were mailed to military and intelligence locations throughout the Washington, DC, area on Monday, a law enforcement official confirmed to NBC News.
    The FBI is currently examining all the packages, some of which contained materials found in explosive devices, though it’s unclear whether the parcels contained working bombs.
    It is not clear exactly how many sites were targeted, but NBC reports that suspicious packages were sent to National Defense University at Fort McNair and Fort Belvoir in Virginia, where the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency is headquartered. Strange mailings also arrived at Joint Base Anacostia-Bolling in Washington, DC, the CIA mail processing center, the White House mail processing center, and Dahlgren Naval Air Station in Virginia.
    According to CNN, the National Defense University at Fort McNair received the suspicious package Monday morning around 8:30 a.m. The parcel tested positive for black powder, a substance found in explosive devices, and an X-ray scan appeared to show a GPS locator and fuse attachment. The package was cleared, and “rendered safe,” Army spokesperson Michael L. Howard told CNN.
    A second package sent to Fort Belvoir also tested positive for explosive material, and was also rendered safe, reports CNN. It’s not clear what the other parcels contained, but authorities have cleared them, too, according to NBC News.
    The FBI has not disclosed any details about the mailings, or said whether they were linked. The timing is definitely eerie, coming less than a week after the suspect in serial bombings in Austin blew himself up. The bomber sent explosive packages to areas in Texas’s capital in March, leaving at least two people dead

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