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Blast damages Indonesian embassy, Paris

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Blast damages Indonesian embassy, Paris


A homemade blomb has gone off outside the Indonesian embassy in Paris causing substantial damage.

The alert was apparently given by an embassy employee who spotted a bag with two wires coming from it placed infront of a window at about 5.30 am.

The man moved the bag to the middle of the street and shortly after it exploded, blowing out windows within a radius of 50 metres and causing two vehicles to ignite.

Police say the device contained a “signifcant” amount of explosives although what type has not been identified.

It is the second time the embassy has been attacked in less than a decade.

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