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Prince Harry and Meghan Markle in anthrax scare

Prince Harry and Meghan Markle in anthrax scare

The British police have launched an investigation after an envelope containing suspicious white powder was sent to Prince Harry and his fiancé Megan Markle, according to a local daily on Thursday.

"Police are investigating after a package containing a substance was delivered to St James's Palace on Monday, 12 February", UK police said in a statement.

The letter, addressed to both Meghan and Prince Harry, contained a substance purporting to be Anthrax.

The power was found to be harmless.

A letter addressed to the royal and his actress fiancee and claiming to containing the infectious disease in a white powder form was sent to their Kensington Palace residence on 12 February (18).

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While Markle, who is biracial, has faced racist backlash by those who are unhappy she will soon be a part of royal family, this is the first serious threat she has received since her engagement to Prince Harry was announced last November.

It added that no arrests have been made and enquiries are ongoing.

Harry's communications secretary Jason Knauf said at the time that Markle had been the subject of "a wave of abuse and harassment".

"They hope this short journey [from Wembley to Windsor] will provide an opportunity for more people to come together around Windsor and to enjoy the atmosphere of this special day", Kensington Palace has said.

It's not known if the two packages are linked, but although the Met Police have played the incidents down, it has placed authorities on high alert ahead of Harry and Meghan's wedding in Windsor in May.


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