Anthrax scare causes Brussels Mosque to be evacuated; testing reveals powder was flour

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The Great Mosque of Brussels

Anthrax scare causes Brussels Mosque to be evacuated; testing reveals powder was flour


Brussels largest and oldest mosque, the Great Mosque, was evacuated earlier today and decontamination units were called after several envelopes reportedly containing a "suspicious powder" were found inside.

Fire crews and decontamination teams rushed to the mosque, which is a few hundred meters away from the European Union's headquarters after the suspect powder was found. First partial tests showed that the powder is not radioactive. The Fire service feared the powder to be anthrax, but acco...


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