Explosive device goes off at ministry building

A homemade explosive mechanism consisting of gas canisters exploded at a building of the Internal Affairs Ministry in Athens in the early hours of Saturday.

The bomb caused some minor damage at the entrance of the building on Ilioupoleos Avenue, south of the center. Noone was injured.

Police specialists have collected the remains of the explosive mechanism to conduct a thorough investigation.

Noone has claimed responsibility for the attack as yet.