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France: Letter bomb exploded at IMF Paris office, one person injured00:42

France: Letter bomb exploded at IMF Paris office, one person injured

France, Paris
March 16, 2017 at 14:25 GMT -00:00 · Published

A woman was left with minor hand and facial injures after an explosion at the International Monetary Fund (IMF) offices in Paris on Thursday.

Police said the secretary opened a parcel addressed to the secretariat of the IMF's France representative in Paris that contained an explosive substance, burning her hands and face. The woman is being currently treated at the hospital with no risk to her life.

Local media report there were only three people in the office at the time of the incident. General Directorate for Internal Security, local police, as well as armed military officers, evacuated the IMF staff and guarded the area.

France: Letter bomb exploded at IMF Paris office, one person injured00:42
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A woman was left with minor hand and facial injures after an explosion at the International Monetary Fund (IMF) offices in Paris on Thursday.

Police said the secretary opened a parcel addressed to the secretariat of the IMF's France representative in Paris that contained an explosive substance, burning her hands and face. The woman is being currently treated at the hospital with no risk to her life.

Local media report there were only three people in the office at the time of the incident. General Directorate for Internal Security, local police, as well as armed military officers, evacuated the IMF staff and guarded the area.

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