Man injured in Kalamata blast

Police on Saturday were investigating the circumstances that led to large blast in central Kalamata in the southern Peloponnese, in which one man was injured and several shops damaged.

The blast occurred at around 9 a.m. at a jewelry workshop in the center of the city, injuring a passerby with flying debris and causing extensive damage to the building in which the workshop was located as well as several establishments nearby. It also blew out windows in a number of nearby apartments.