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11 sickened after suspicious letter opened at Virginia military base

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Posted at 5:14 PM, Feb 27, 2018
and last updated 2018-02-27 19:14:02-05

ARLINGTON, Va. — Eleven people started feeling ill Tuesday after an employee at a military base in Virginia opened a suspicious letter.

The incident happened at Joint Base Myer-Henderson Hall, according to the local ABC affiliate WJLA-TV.

Tweets from the Arlington Fire Department indicate the letter had been opened in an administrative building at the base. Three people have been taken to a hospital in stable condition.

Watch FOX 13 News and fox13now.com for updates.