Package bomb at Indonesian embassy in Paris,no injuries

There was minor damage to a window but no injuries,the official said.

Written by Associated Press | Paris | Published: March 22, 2012 12:34:42 am

A package bomb exploded at the Indonesian Embassy in Paris Wednesday,causing minor damage but no injuries,police and Indonesia’s foreign minister said.

A Paris police official said an employee at the embassy discovered a suspicious package and stepped back in time before exploded. There was minor damage to a window but no injuries,the official said.

The official was not authorised to be publicly named. The source of the package is not immediately clear.

Police are on site at the embassy in an elegant neighbourhood of western Paris.

“We are obviously deeply concerned by the explosive explosion in Paris which occurred earlier this morning at approximately 5:15 am at our facility in our embassy in Paris. We’re yet to ascertain whether the explosion actually directed against Indonesia embassy or whether by coincidence it was located or took place by the embassy,’’ Indonesia’s Foreign Minister Marty Natalegawa said.

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