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White Lines

by | 10th, February 2004

‘THE Aussies have a reputation for being tough, but three of their number had to be treated for nausea after a package containing white powder was delivered to an electrical store in Melbourne.

Fair enough if the powder had been anthrax, but it turned out to be a completely harmless vegetable powder used to stop bank notes sticking together when packed.

It was purely panic that caused the victims to require treatment for nausea, sore throats and dizziness.

A spokesman for Victoria state’s Department of Human Services said: ‘This was not a chemical incident.”

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