Italy: Explosive Device Used to Target ATM

Submitted by Mahtab7 on Mon, 10/17/2022 - 13:29

TRIPwire, 17 October 2022

On 15 October 2022, at approximately 0400 hours local time, local police responded after unknown suspects used gas to detonate the ATM at the Nave post office on the outskirts of Lucca, and fled with an estimated 90,000 euros [~ $88,554]. The explosion caused significant damage to the post office, but no injuries were reported. According to eyewitnesses who were awakened by the explosion, the suspects used smoke bombs to escape local police chasing them. The investigation is ongoing.