Pupil, 17, arrested after throwing explosive device into classroom

A 17-year-old pupil has been arrested in Pyrgos, in the Peloponesse, after throwing a homemade explosive device into a classroom.

No one was injured in the blast which caused material damage.

Police said the pupil had constructed the device using instructions found on the Internet.

Local reports said the 17-year-old was “trying to impress” his fellow pupils.

No more details were made immediately available.