An explosive device injured former Greek Prime Minister Lucas Papademos in Athens on Thursday, NBC News has confirmed.
Police said that Papademos, his unidentified driver and another passenger were taken to a local hospital after a bomb exploded inside the former prime minister's car at 6:30 p.m.
They did not suffer life-threatening injuries and are expected to stay in the hospital through the night.
The three were inside a Bank of Greece-owned Mercedes driving through central Athens when the bomb went off.
According to Hellenic Police, the explosion came from a letter in the former Greek leader's possession, an explosive device was tucked inside the envelope.