Ebola scare rattles New Zealand newspaper after suspicious package from 'jihadist group'

November 11, 2014 3:32 PM

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A small amount of liquid in a plastic bottle – supposedly containing the deadly Ebola virus – was sent to a New Zealand newspaper on Monday, putting authorities on edge.

Sky News Melbourne bureau chief Ahron Young told News.com.au that the vial was sent in a package from a “jihadist group” to the offices of the New Zealand Herald. Police said the suspicious package contained several documents, one of which mentioned Ebola.

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