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Of pre-announced bomb attack on building Greek news channel

At the building of the Greek television channel Skai in Athens has a heavy explosion occurred. The attack was earlier in the night from Sunday to Monday by phone announced for two other television stations. There are no injuries cases.

Skai is one of the largest television station in Greece. All six floors of the almost completely glass office building, were damaged.

According to media reports, would the blasts, which around 2.35 hours took place, are caused by about 5 kilograms of explosive material.

Minister Olga Gerovassili, about the safety of citizens, against Skai said that the attack was aimed at the democracy. She stresses that democracy is protected and is therefore not in issue.

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Windows to smithereens after announced attack on Greek news

Police are searching for perpetrators

The police are looking for with antiterrorismeteams to the perpetrators. The suspicion goes out to the Greek left-wing extremists. According to the police, who in the past similar explosives used. It is not yet clear who exactly is behind the bombing.

The office of Skai stands in the southwest of the Greek capital.

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Monday was a heavy explosion took place at the building of the Greek television channel Skai.
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No one was injured.
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The attack was in the prior night announced at another television station.
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The explosion hit the building considerably damaged.
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The police is looking for the perpetrators.
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