Former Greek Prime Minister Lucas Papademos was injured Thursday when a bomb exploded inside his vehicle in Athens, officials said.
Two Bank of Greece employees in the car were also injured. All three were conscious and hospitalized in stable condition, government spokesman Dimitris Tzanakopoulos said, calling the blast an “attack.”
“With all out heart, we wish Mr. Papademos…
On This Day
- 1928: A moving picture was shown for the first time in Athens.
- 1980: Kastoria won the Greek Soccer Cup after beating Iraklis 5-2 in Nea Philadelphia Stadium
- Births: Anton Christoforidis, boxer (1918).
- Deaths: Kyveli, stage actress (1978), James Paris, Greek-American film producer (1982).