Two injured as bomb blast hits Bank of Greece

Central bank damaged by car bomb hours before successful return to bond markets

Greece car bomb on April 10 2014
Police examine the scene of the explosion outside a Bank of Greece building

A car bomb exploded outside the Bank of Greece (BoG) this morning (10 April), injuring two security personnel and shattering the building's windows. The blast took place hours ahead of Greece's successful return to bond markets after an absence of four years. The country's authorities issued €3 billion ($4.15 billion) worth of five-year bonds at 4.75% interest.

The incident occurred at 6am (3am GMT) outside one of the central bank's two buildings located in a central area of Athens that is also

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