Bomb explosion rips through Athens TV station

A bomb explosion ripped through the offices of Greek television station Skai TV in Athens in the early hours of Monday morning.

No injuries were reported, however, the force of the blast caused “extensive damage” to the station, Skai TV reported.

Two other broadcast stations, and ANT1, said they received anonymous phone calls at 1.45 a.m. local time, warning that a bomb would explode at the Skai TV office in a further 45 minutes.

“The stranger gave a 45-minute margin and said three times that ‘it’s not a hoax,'” said.

Police were then rushed to the scene to evacuate the area before the explosion occurred.

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Source: Euronews