Spanish newspapers call in police over suspect packages

January 7, 2015 4:26 PM

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MADRID (Reuters) - Several Spanish media companies called in police as a precautionary measure on Wednesday after receiving suspicious packages, including one at El Pais publisher Prisa which is no longer considered to pose a threat.

The alerts came after hooded gunmen earlier on Wednesday shot dead at least 12 people at the Paris offices of a French satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo, renowned for lampooning Islam.

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