WikiLeaks founder says received envelope with 'white powder'

  13 February 2018    Read: 1187
WikiLeaks founder says received envelope with
WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange said on Monday that he had received an envelope with white powder last week with a stamp from the United States, Sputnik Internationalreports.

"Donald Trump Jr.'s wife hospitalized after opening envelope with white powder. Oddly, I received one last Tuesday (a terrorism offense in UK law) which was handed to diplomatic police. The stamp? From the US," Assange said on Twitter.

Earlier in the day, media reported that Vanessa Trump, the wife of the US president's son Donald Trump Jr., had been taken to a New York hospital after opening an envelope that contained an unidentified white powder that was subsequently determined to be non-hazardous.

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