Gas canister explodes at office of conservative Greek politician

January 15, 2015 8:44 AM

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ATHENS (Reuters) - A gas canister exploded at the office of a conservative politician in Athens early on Thursday, causing minor damage and no injuries, 10 days before a key general election in Greece.

Police said one of three gas canisters went off, damaging the office entrance of Adonis Georgiadis, a former parliamentary spokesman of Prime Minister Antonis Samaras's New Democracy party. Georgiadis announced the attack on Twitter.

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