Blast causes major damage in Glyfada

A large explosion that occurred just after 4 a.m. outside a clothing retailer in the affluent southern suburb of Glyfada caused significant damage to the store and smashed out the windows of several other local shops but no injuries were reported.

According to police, the blast was caused by a homemade explosive device, the remnants of which are being examined by forensic experts.

Witnesses told investigators that they had seen a couple leave a box outside the store a few minutes before the explosion.

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