One of many do-it-yourself explosive gadgets damages a automobile parked on the dwelling of an embassy workers, the opposite doesn’t go off.
Two explosive gadgets have focused vehicles belonging to the Italian embassy in Greece, considered one of which went off inflicting no accidents, in line with Greek police.
There was no speedy declare of duty and officers mentioned they have been investigating.
A do-it-yourself bomb exploded at about 4am (02:00 GMT) on Friday, damaging a car parked on the dwelling of an embassy officer in an Athens suburb, police mentioned.
The opposite gadget, positioned close to a second diplomatic car, didn’t go off.
Italian Prime Minister Giorgia Meloni expressed “deep concern” at what she referred to as an “assault … most likely of anarchist origin”.
The far-right chief despatched her “private ideas and people of the Italian authorities to the primary counsellor of the Italian embassy in Athens, Susanna Schlein”.
Meloni added she was following the case “with the utmost consideration” by Overseas Minister Antonio Tajani who was in Athens for talks on Friday.
The Greek international ministry “strongly condemned the assault” and mentioned such “unacceptable” acts “wouldn’t disrupt … the wonderful relations and ties of longstanding friendship between Greece and its associate and ally Italy”.
Crude, do-it-yourself gadgets, which trigger harm however not often accidents, are generally used in opposition to political or diplomatic targets, banks or international firms in Greece.
Police usually blame teams on the acute left or anarchists.