Southern Ontario Letterbombs


The Globe and Mail
, August 22nd:

On Aug. 11, a resident near Victoria Park and Lawrence Avenues found a white, bubble-wrapped envelope at his front door. When he opened it, the envelope exploded and he suffered minor injuries to his hands.

On [Aug. 12]…the Toronto Police Emergency Task Force was dispatched to the Yonge Street and Sheppard Avenue area after Toronto lawyer Terrence Reiber found an envelope that smelled like petroleum on his front porch at about 3 p.m. Police detonated it safely.

Both packages were bubble-wrapped envelopes, had properly addressed courier receipts, and contained petroleum-type fluid.

The Globe and Mail, August 24th:

Several homes were evacuated yesterday after police in Guelph found a letter bomb delivered to a residence in the neighbourhood.

The Canada Post Xpresspost envelope, which police say contained a “homemade explosive device,” was delivered to the rear deck of a home, where the owner found it about 3 p.m.

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