Explosion at IMF Paris offices left one person injured

A letter exploded when it was opened at the offices in central Paris of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) on Thursday (March 16) and one person was slightly injured, police sources said.

The Paris police department said on Twitter an operation was ongoing at the offices of the IMF and World Bank after a person was hurt following the apparent explosion of a suspect package.

“An envelope exploded after it was opened and one person was slightly injured in the offices of the IMF,” one police source told Reuters.

The incident, just six weeks before a presidential election, comes as a militant Greek group Conspiracy of Fire Cells claimed responsibility for a parcel bomb mailed to German Finance Minister Wolfgang Schaeuble on Wednesday (March 15).

 

(Reuters)

 
 
 
 
 
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