Police investigating at the US consulate on Garden Road in Central on Monday after a white powder was found inside. Photo: Sam Tsang Police investigating at the US consulate on Garden Road in Central on Monday after a white powder was found inside. Photo: Sam Tsang
Police investigating at the US consulate on Garden Road in Central on Monday after a white powder was found inside. Photo: Sam Tsang

US consulate in Hong Kong closes, suspends visa applications after suspicious white powder found

Discovery sparks evacuation of staff and visitors but investigations later show substance is ‘not harmful’

Topic |   Hong Kong police
Police investigating at the US consulate on Garden Road in Central on Monday after a white powder was found inside. Photo: Sam Tsang Police investigating at the US consulate on Garden Road in Central on Monday after a white powder was found inside. Photo: Sam Tsang
Police investigating at the US consulate on Garden Road in Central on Monday after a white powder was found inside. Photo: Sam Tsang
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