- Title: Car blast injures former Greek PM Papademos
- Date: 25th May 2017
- Summary: ATHENS, GREECE (FILE - 2012) REUTERS) ***WARNING CONTAINS FLASH PHOTOGRAPHY*** FORMER PRIME MINISTER LUCAS PAPADEMOS EXITING THE PRESIDENTIAL PALACE PAPADEMOS ADDRESSING REPORTERS VARIOUS OF PAPADEMOS SPEAKING AT A CONFERENCE
- Embargoed: 8th June 2017 18:12
- Keywords: envelope Greece Papademos bomb car
- Location: ATHENS, GREECE
- City: ATHENS, GREECE
- Country: Greece
- Topics: Bombing (non-military),Conflicts/War/Peace
- Reuters ID: LVA0016IC9GLJ
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- Story Text: Greece's former prime minister Lucas Papademos was injured when an explosive device hidden in an envelope detonated inside his car in central Athens on Thursday (May 25), police said.
He was taken to hospital with his driver, who was also hurt, a police official said, declining to be named. Greek state TV reported that Papademos's injuries were not life-threatening.
Papademos, also a former central bank chief, was appointed caretaker prime minister in November 2011 at the height of financial crisis with a mission help his country stay in the euro zone. He held the position until elections in May 2012.
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