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Bomb targets Bank of Greece

ROUGH CUT - NO REPORTER NARRATION A car bomb went off outside a Bank of Greece building in central Athens early on Thursday (April 10), smashing windows in nearby shops but causing no injuries, police and Reuters witnesses said. The blast struck hours before Greece planned its first foray into the international bond markets since it plunged into a debt crisis four years ago, and a day before a visit by German Chancellor Angela Merkel. An anonymous caller warned a newspaper of the attack about 45 minutes before the explosion just before 6 a.m. (0300 GMT), saying it contained about 70 kg (155 pounds) of explosives, said a police official, who spoke on condition of anonymity. Police said the car where the bomb had been placed had been stolen this month. There was no immediate claim of responsibility, but police believed leftist or anarchist groups were behind it, the official said. Makeshift bomb and arson attacks have escalated since Greece adopted unpopular

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