Employees of postal service Íslandspóstur are busy locking all outdoor mailboxes in Reykjavík and nearby towns to prevent sabotage on New Year’s Eve.
Experience has shown that some people like stuffing live fireworks into mailboxes on New Year’s Eve to get an extra explosion, damaging the mailboxes in the process. Morgunbladid reports.
This New Year’s Eve the mailboxes in the capital area will be locked so that only one letter at a time can be put into them. Bigger letters have to be taken to the postal office.
The mailboxes will not be unlocked until mid-January.