LAN office in Buenos Aires bombed


BUENOS AIRES, Argentina – A bomb exploded early Tuesday at a Chilean airline office in Buenos Aires, causing moderate damage but no injuries, the airline and government news agencies reported.

A door, window and some furniture were damaged at the LAN Airlines ticket office in central Buenos Aires, the Argentinian-run Telam news agency said. The explosion occurred at 2:30 a.m.

Police said they had no known motive, but the owner of a pickup parked in front of the airline office was arrested, the state-operated Notimex news agency in Mexico reported. The man was not immediately identified.

A security camera recorded a hooded person leaving a package in front of the office, Notimex said.

That package contained the bomb, the news agency said.