Businessman injured by parcel bomb

A businessman was undergoing treatment at a southern Athens hospital on Friday after suffering serious injuries when an explosive device went off in his hands.

The man, whose identity was not made public, received a parcel from an unknown sender in his apartment in Vouliagmeni on the southern coast of Athens, which exploded as soon as he tried to open it.

His injuries are not considered life-threatening.

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