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Shots fired at German ambassador's home in Athens

Shots were fired at the German ambassador's residence in Athens early on Monday, without causing injury.

Bullets were found embedded in the steel gate, Greece's Kathimerini news website reports.

Ambassador Wolfgang Dold's residence is in the Greek capital's Halandri district. The raid took place at around 03:30 local time (01:30 GMT).

It is not clear who the attackers were. Germany's insistence on budget cuts has caused much resentment in Greece.

At least 60 spent bullet casings were found at the scene of the attack.


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I recall

Speaking with a souvlaki guy and he told me the Greeks were paying 28 per cent interest on German loans. Not sure it its true though?


The start of the new world war?

WWI began with a single shot, in 1914.

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