Package Bomb Found at Greek Embassy in Rome

Could be tied to last week's embassy bombings
By Evann Gastaldo,  Newser Staff
Posted Dec 27, 2010 7:43 AM CST
Firefighters stand outside the Greek Embassy in Rome, Monday, Dec. 27, 2010.   (AP Photo/Andrew Medichini)
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(Newser) – On the heels of last week's blasts at the Chilean and Swiss embassies in Rome, another package bomb was found today at the Greek Embassy. A spokesman tells the AP heightened security had already been put in place and no one was injured; two people were injured in the previous attacks. Reports in recent days of suspicious packages at other embassies turned out to be false alarms. The Informal Anarchist Federation, an Italian group with suspected ties to the Greek anarchists responsible for last month's letter bombs, has claimed responsibility for the first two mail bombs.
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