Bomb defused at Greek Embassy in Paris

French police said on Monday that they had defused a letter bomb sent to the Greek Embassy in Paris.

Embassy staff called the police after smoke was seen coming out of the parcel.

No injuries were reported.

The incident came a few days after similar devices were sent to the chief executive of Deutsche Bank in Berlin and to a tax office in Rome.

The Rome device detonated, injuring the tax office?s manager.

An Italian anarchist group claimed both hits.

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