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Seabee base investigating white substance

A mysterious white powdery substance found today at the Naval Construction Battalion Center Gulfport is being investigated, abase official told the Sun Herald.

The substance was found inside a sealed bag. Base officials said its contents did not spill. The substance is being taken to a lab forfurther testing.

“No one was injured, treated or exposed,” said Rob Mims, CBC Gulfport public affairs officer. “The outside of the bag was swiped and testedand did not reveal anything. The incident is under investigation.”