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Attackers throw explosive at Russian consulate in Athens

Reuters Athens, Greece Mar 22, 2019, 04.02 PM (IST)

Attackers on a motorcycle threw an explosive device, possibly a hand grenade, at the Russian consulate in Athens early on Friday, police said. A police official said no one was injured from the explosion, which was not powerful, and was probably caused by a hand grenade. No one claimed responsibility for the attack on the consulate, which is in the northern Athens residential suburb of Chalandri.