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Obama, Clinton among targets of suspected bombs ahead of US election

Updated : October 25, 2018 09:05 AM IST

Investigators were trying to track down another suspicious parcel they believe was addressed to Obama's vice president, Joe Biden.
But news of the bomb threats heightened tension in a nation deeply polarized ahead of elections on November 6 that will decide whether Democrats take control of one or both houses of Congress from Republicans and deny President Donald Trump the majority his party now holds in both.
The package to Clinton was found late on Tuesday while the one addressed to Obama was recovered early on Wednesday, both during routine off-site mail screenings, the Secret Service said. Obama and Clinton were not at risk, they said.
Obama, Clinton among targets of suspected bombs ahead of US election
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