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Greek police: Small blast near former PM's office

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ATHENS, Greece (AP) -- Police in Greece say a small explosion has occurred near the office for former Prime Minister Costas Simitis, causing a fire in the building.

There were no immediate reports of injuries after the fire started Tuesday in central Athens. A police statement says 27 firefighters were dispatched to the site.

Arson attacks by anarchist groups are common in the Greek capital.

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