The Courier-Mail

10 YEARS AGO

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BIO-TERROR HITS EMBASSY The first bio-terrorism attack in Australia’s history has been linked to anti-Indonesian hysteria over the Schapelle Corby verdict. Prime Minister John Howard last night confirmed that powder sent in a letter to Indonesian ambassador Imron Cotan contained a bacteria from the same family as anthrax. “It’s still being tested ... it’s not an innocent white powder, it’s some kind of biological agent,’’ Mr Howard said.

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