Suspicious packages sent to military bases in Washington, D.C., area


A handful of federal facilities in the Washington, D.C., area received packages on Monday that were considered suspicious, CBS News senior investigative producer Pat Milton reports.

Fort Belvoir, Fort McNair, Joint Base Anacostia-Bolling and the Naval Surface Warfare Center in Dahlgren, Virginia, all received the suspicious packages. The packages were each rendered “inert” by the facility’s disposal units, although that does not mean that they were explosive. The packages sent to Joint Base Anacostia-Bolling and the Naval Surface Warfare Center are not believed to have contained any explosives.

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Source: CBS News