Man injured when impovised bomb goes off outside butcher’s shop in Kypseli

A man suffered burns from an improvised bomb that exploded outside a butcher’s shop on the corner of Syrou and Kypselis Streets, in the Kypseli neighbourhood, on Monday.

The bomb, consisting of a small gas canister, went off around 3:50 a.m. and damaged the storefront and a truck parked nearby.

The injured man is Albanian, around 30 years old, and he sustained injuries on his legs from the flames. He is hospitalised at Evangelismos.

The blackmail division of Attica security police are investigating the incident.