Thursday, March 16, 2017
BREAKING Explosion at IMF Offices in Paris
A letter has exploded when it was opened at the International Monetary Fund offices in central Paris, injuring one person in the face .
Christine Lagarde, the head of the IMF, said in a statement: “I have been informed about the the explosion in the IMF’s Paris office, which caused injuries to one of our staff. I have been in touch with the office, and my compassion goes to the colleagues there.
“I condemn this cowardly act of violence and reaffirm the IMF’s resolve to continue our work in line with our mandate. We are working closely with the French authorities to investigate this incident and ensure the safety of our staff.”
The explosion comes on the heels of the discovery of an explosive device sent to German Finance Minister Wolfgang Schaeuble.
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