Spokesperson's brother's home bombed

2013-01-13 08:11
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Athens - Police say arsonists have attacked the home of the brother of government spokesperson Simos Kedikoglou with a firebomb.

The arsonists broke down the door with a sledgehammer and threw a firebomb inside, police say.

Police say the occupants of the house - the spokesperson's brother, his wife and their 3-year-old child - were unharmed. They added that the occupants had extinguished the fire.

Arsonists attacked the homes of five prominent journalists before dawn on Friday, prompting the government spokesperson, a former journalist, to condemn the attacks. Two small anarchist groups claimed responsibility for those attacks, which caused limited damage and no injuries.

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