The FBI said it has intercepted two “potential explosive devices” sent to the homes of former Presidents, Barack Obama, and Bill Clinton.
The packages were identified and intercepted by the US. Secret Service during postal screening.
The police in New Castle, New York, said they assisted in the interception of the bomb which it refers to as “functional explosive device” and released a joint statement with the Secret Service.
“The protectees did not receive the packages nor were they at risk of receiving them.
“The Secret Service has initiated a full scope criminal investigation that will leverage all available federal, state, and local resources to determine the source of the packages and identify those responsible.”
The device is similar and linked to that sent to the compound of billionaire George Soros yesterday.
A criminal investigation has been launched.