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Shots fired at German ambassador residence in Athens

Published on Dec 30, 2013 5:25 PM

ATHENS (AFP) - Unknown attackers fired shots at the German ambassador's residence in northern Athens early on Monday but caused no injuries, police sources said.

The attack happened around 3:30 am (9:30 am Singapore time) and the assailants are thought to have fled by motorbike.

Police have recovered around 60 spent casings from the residence's courtyard.

They said the bullets were fired from one or more Kalashnikov rifles.

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