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Greece: Police destroy explosive device outside precinct

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Ekathimerini.com

Police destroy explosive device outside precinct in Zografou

Members of the Greek Police's (ELAS) bomb disposal unit on Monday used a controlled explosion to destroy a homemade explosive device that was found outside a police precinct in Zografou, eastern Athens.

The device had been placed inside a metal pipe which was inside a box placed on a wall opposite the precinct. It contained nails and had a timer, according to police sources.

One scenario being considered by ELAS's counter-terrorism department is that the mechanism had been planted outside the station during the night but failed to detonate as it had been incorrectly wired.

Read more: http://www.ekathimerini.com/247598/article/ekathimerini/news/police-destroy-explosive-device-outside-precinct-in-zografou