Sus­pected bomb de­fused in Athens

China Daily (Hong Kong) - - WORLD -

Greek au­thor­i­ties have de­stroyed a time bomb placed overnight out­side the La­bor Min­istry on a ma­jor thor­ough­fare in cen­tral Athens, after a warn­ing tele­phone call was made to a news­pa­per, po­lice said on Mon­day. No in­juries or dam­age were re­ported. A bomb dis­posal crew car­ried out three con­trolled ex­plo­sions at about 4:30 am on Mon­day to de­stroy the de­vice, which was found in a back­pack placed in a plas­tic con­tainer at the build­ing’s en­trance.

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