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16 Dec 2019 | 01:47 PM UTC

Greece: Police destroy improvised bomb found in Athens suburb December 16

Police destroy improvised bomb found on university campus in Athens suburb December 16; remain vigilant and report suspicious objects and behavior to authorities

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Event

Police have destroyed an improvised explosive device (IED) found on a university campus across the street from a police station in an Athens suburb, according to authorities' reports issued on Monday, December 16. Police reportedly cordoned off the affected area before destroying the device. No claim of responsibility or potential motive was immediately reported.

Advice

Individuals in the Athens metropolitan area are advised to report suspicious objects and behavior to the police.