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Official: 10 hospitalized after suspicious package found at IRS building in KCMO

Posted August 4

— Authorities in Kansas City are investigating a suspicious package was found at an Internal Revenue Service building Friday morning.

Police were alerted to the incident at about 9:45.

Officers say workers at the building smelled an odor coming from a single package, found in a mail room, and that 13 people are feeling ill and have nausea or are vomiting.

At least two people have been taken from the building on a stretcher.

Ten were taken to an area hospital, eight of them were later released. Two people are still at the hospital suffering from respiratory issues.

The building is located at 333 W Pershing Road.

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