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Police: attack on US Embassy is "terrorism"

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ATHENS, Greece  _ An explosion at the U-S Embassy in Athens, Greece, is now being called an "act of terrorism."

A senior police official says they don't know where the rocket was fired from other than street level. He says a shell exploded in a bathroom. The blast smashed glass in the front of the building near the U-S emblem of the embassy. But no injuries have been reported.

As a frequent site of protests, the U-S Embassy in Athens is heavily guarded but American officials have not been targeted in more than a decade.

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