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Bomb blast in Croatia injures two tourists

Jul 21, 2009

SIBENIK, Croatia - Croatian police said three people were injured, two of them tourists, when a bomb exploded on the waterfront in the central Adriatic port town of Sibenik.

Two Austrian tourists, whose yacht was moored in the Sibenik marina, were slightly hurt, while a 62-year-old Croatian street sweeper suffered severe injuries, the Vecernji List Online reported Tuesday.

Croatian police gave the names of the Austrians as Huan Guenter Felix, 48, and Monike Felix, 19. No further details were immediately available.

Police said a hand grenade exploded under a car in the street between the marina and the Sibenik district government building, but they had no lead as to who is to blame for the explosion.

Croatian Prime Minister Jadranka Kosor urged police to investigate the explosion that disturbed both Croatians and foreign tourists, the daily said.

Bomb blast in Croatia injures two tourists
Sibenik waterfront / Image via


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