Sunday March 29, 2015 Search
Weather | Athens
14o C
09o C
News
Business
Comment
Life
Sports
Community
Survival Guide
Greek Edition
CCTV footage from The Mall blast shows four suspects

CCTV footage from The Mall in Maroussi, where a bomb blast injured two security guards on Sunday, suggests that four people were involved in planting the device.

According to reports, officers have identified four people wearing hoods or baseball caps who are thought to have left the bomb in a newspaper stand.

Police believe that as many as eight people in total may have taken part in the attack.

Remnants of a pressure cooker was found in the wreckage created by the bomb, which is thought to have contained ammonium nitrate and fuel oil (ANFO) and gelignite.

The urban guerrilla group Conspiracy of the Cells of Fire has carried out attacks using pressure cookers to construct explosive devices in the past but authorities are not making any direct connections at this point.

No group has claimed the attack so far.

The bomb was left in a newspaper stand and an anonymous caller left a warning with Eleftherotypia newspaper and zougla.gr news website about 50 minutes before the explosion, which occurred at 10.40 a.m.

About 200 people were evacuated from The Mall in Maroussi. Two guards suffered minor injuries during the blast.

The Mall reopened to customers on Sunday night.

The Council of State, Greeces highest administrative court, is expected to rule in the next few weeks on whether The Mall, whose retail space covers some 60,000 square meters, was built legally.

ekathimerini.com , Monday Jan 21, 2013 (11:45)  
Moscow expects progress from Tsipras visit
Another suspect eyed in prison breakout plan
Eurogroup unlikely to be held soon to discuss Greek reforms
Disabled convicts to be freed early
Fitch downgrades Greece amid bailout uncertainty
Ratings agency Fitch has downgraded Greeces sovereign rating amid growing uncertainty over the new government's pledge to overhaul reforms needed to restart bailout loan payments and avoid d...
Bank accounts continue to bleed
Pressures on Greek bank deposits have continued in March, with sector officials estimating that households and enterprises have withdrawn a net 3 billion euros in the first weeks of this mon...
Inside Business
BASKETBALL
Greens live dangerously in Istanbul
Panathinaikos played with fire in Istanbul, but still managed to beat Galatasaray 86-84 on Friday and climb to the third sport of its group two games before the end of the Euroleague top-16....
SOCCER
Greek federation backs injured Holebas
The Greek soccer federation on Friday insisted that international defender Jose Holebas had been dropped from team training in Austria because of injury and not for any other reason. Media r...
Inside Sports
COMMENTARY
Lets change the subject
Lets talk about the weather. The cloudy skies, the rain, storms and humidity, the overall heavy atmosphere. Its better to think of that than politics and politicians, whatever cuts they ma...
EDITORIAL
Too little, too late?
Many of the measures that are rumored to comprise part of the list that the Greek government is expected to submit to the European Commission, European Central Bank and the International Mon...
Inside Comment
SPONSORED LINK: FinanzNachrichten.de
SPONSORED LINK: BestPrice.gr
RECENT NEWS
1. Moscow expects progress from Tsipras visit
2. Another suspect eyed in prison breakout plan
3. Eurogroup unlikely to be held soon to discuss Greek reforms
4. Disabled convicts to be freed early
5. Greek energy minister starts two-day visit to Russia on Monday
6. Opposition tells Tsipras to get control of his party
more news
Today
This Week
1. Eurogroup unlikely to be held soon to discuss Greek reforms
2. Moscow expects progress from Tsipras visit
3. Another suspect eyed in prison breakout plan
4. Fitch downgrades Greece amid bailout uncertainty
5. Opposition tells Tsipras to get control of his party
6. Let's change the subject
Today
This Week
1. Next Monday is D-Day for state funds
2. PM faces Merkel amid race to detail reforms
3. Some more equal than others
4. Greece to present reforms by Monday, says gov't spokesman [Update]
5. Looking at the Chinese model
6. Greece optimistic on deal with euro area next week
Find us ...
... on
Twitter
... on Facebook
About us  |  Subscriptions  |  Advertising  |  Contact us  |  Athens Plus  |  RSS  |   
Copyright 2015, H KAΘHMEPINH All Rights Reserved.