Police guard at the blast site in Maroussi, northern Athens, Greece, Jan. 20, 2013. A small explosive device blew up at a shopping mall lightly, injuring two security guards. About an hour before the explosion, an unknown person had called two media stations warning about the bomb, so the mall was evacuated in time by the police. (Xinhua/Marios Lolos)
Bomb attack happens at Athens shopping mall, two security guards injured
ATHENS, Jan. 20 (Xinhua) -- An explosive device went off on Sunday noon at a major shopping mall in the northern suburb of Athens, causing slight injury of two security guards, local authorities announced.
The small power bomb had been placed on the building's first floor near a bank branch, according to police sources. The two guards have been transferred for first aid to a nearby hospital with minor injuries from shattered glass. Full story