Mail item containing white powder and a note saying ‘ISIS is going to get you’ forces evacuation of Mullingar psychiatric hospital – TheLiberal.ie – Our News, Your Views

Mail item containing white powder and a note saying ‘ISIS is going to get you’ forces evacuation of Mullingar psychiatric hospital




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The main building of St Loman’s psychiatric hospital in Mullingar has been evacuated due to a possible biological-chemical threat.

A member of staff opened an item from the post, addressed to ‘Medical Staff’, containing a white powder substance and a written note saying ‘ISIS is going to get you.’

Everyone was immediately evacuated and Gardai sealed off the main building.

The Army Bomb Disposal unit from Athlone arrived at around 5:30pm to assess the threat.

More to follow…

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