German Post Office Evacuated Because Of A Smelly Package The parcel that caused the evacuation at a Bavarian town's post office contained durians — pungent fruit from Southeast Asia. The smell of the fruit is so bad that it is banned in many places.
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German Post Office Evacuated Because Of A Smelly Package

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The parcel that caused the evacuation at a Bavarian town's post office contained durians — pungent fruit from Southeast Asia. The smell of the fruit is so bad that it is banned in many places.

DAVID GREENE, HOST:

Good morning. I'm David Greene. Six people went to the hospital and dozens were evacuated from a German post office over the weekend all because of a package containing a smelly fruit. Durians clearly are not common in the Bavarian town of Schweinfurt, which makes sense because they come from Southeast Asia. But don't worry - the four durians in this package did get to their intended recipient in Nuremberg, and around 60 German postal workers apparently learned about a spiky, pungent snack.

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