Oct 23, 2001, 12:01 AM
News Code: 9032699
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pranks anthrax over tough get police Malaysian stand tough a taking are police The -- IRNA 23, Oct Lumpur, Kuala Mai Norian chief police Malaysian the with pranksters, anthrax against as classified been have actions irresponsible their that warning ".murder attempted" "reports many" received police the after came stance strong The .panic unnecessary caused had said they that days few past the over places among was headquarters police Malaysian the , Monday On besides envelope, an in substances powdery suspicious received that .Commission High Australian the and embassy States United the of capital state Malaysian east in office Airlines Malaysia The the but envelope an such received reportedly also Kuching Sarawak, anthrax contained them of any if confirm to yet have authorities .spores all into investigations their intensified had police said Norian with dealt be would offenders that warned and received reports .severely those after go will and lightly matters such treat not will We" .here newsmen told he "public, the in fear putting for responsible not would Government the persisted, matter the if that said Norian Act Security Internal tough country's the use to hesitate such for responsible those after go to (trial without detained) .hoaxes anthrax receiving been have they as alert on put been have Police United the in outbreak the since country the over all from reports .States in dressed unit (Hazmat) materials hazardous the from Firemen seen were and place to place from racing been have clothing protective .containers sealed in envelopes placing the and Headquarters Police Federal the by received envelopes The within from mailed been apparently had missions diplomatic two death a by accompanied was mission Australian the to one The .Malaysia Department Health the to envelopes the took personnel Hazmat .threat .analysis for Police the in detected was case first the that learnt is It department's the of floor 12th the on woman a when headquarters powdery a containing letter a cross a came office registration .substance High Australian the at discovered was letter another Subsequently, States United the at another and (time Malaysia) 48am.11 at Commission .(Time Malaysia) 26pm.12 at Embassy mailer the mission, Australian the to letter the in learnt is It country's the condemned also and bold in "Danger" words the wrote .Afghanistan in terrorism on war US-led the in role Kuala the to sent were commission high the of employees the All .check-ups for Hospital Lumpur and letters received have city the around places six Friday, Since main Malaysia's Citibank, including substances powdery with parcels .here near station, police the and office Pos BN/HM End