Woman treated for burns after bomb scare

THE Bomb Squad was called to Whitechapel this afternoon after a smoking package was delivered to an address in Brady Street. Cops have quashed rumours of a nail bomb, saying specialist officers were called after a woman reported the smoking parcel to the

THE Bomb Squad was called to Whitechapel this afternoon after a smoking package was delivered to an address in Brady Street.

Cops have quashed rumours of a nail bomb, saying specialist officers were called after a woman reported the smoking parcel to the fire brigade.

A spokesman said that although there had been no explosion, a woman had been treated for minor burns.

He said: "There is no indication of terrorism and the matter is currently being investigated by local CID."


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Bomb Squad officers have now made the package safe. So far, no arrests have been made and inquiries continue.

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