Explosives

Number of Casualties in Bucharest Nightclub Fire Rises

The number of victims affected by the explosion and fire, which engulfed a nightclub in the Romanian capital of Bucharest on Friday, has risen.

According to the latest reports, the fire claimed the lives of 27 people, another 184 were transported to hospital for treatment, while 146 remain admitted for further treatment, AGERPRES news agency informs.

Unexploded bomb found outside northern Athens apartment block

A large explosive device was found outside an apartment block in Metamorphosi, northern Athens, on Friday before it went off.

Explosives had been placed in a 30-liter container, which also contained three detonators, according to police who are examining the bomb for clues.

Officers did not provide further details about the potential victim or motives for the attack.

Six arrested in Elafonisos over antiquities, firearms and explosives

Police have arrested six people – four men and two women - on the island of Elafonisos on suspicion of breaking antiquities, firearms and explosives laws.

Officers searched several homes before making the arrests.

They seized almost 16 kilos of explosive material along with other equipment needed to detonate it.

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