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Rome: Blast at Swiss embassy, 1 injured

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Dec 23, 2010 at 05:34pm IST

Rome: One person was seriously injured on Thursday when a parcel exploded at the Swiss embassy in Rome, Carabinieri police officials said.

The man, an embassy employee, was taken to Rome's Umberto I hospital where he was being treated, an official told DPA.

Police were examining the scene of the blast which took place in Rome's Parioli neighbourhood.

Rome: Blast at Swiss embassy, 1 injured

A parcel exploded at the Swiss embassy in Rome, injuring an embassy employee.

The Swiss foreign ministry in Berne said it was looking into the incident.

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