Bomb Detonates Inside Car Of Former Greek Prime Minister And Central Banker Papademos

Tyler Durden's picture

Greek media reports that an explosion targeting the car of former Greek prime minister and central banker Lucas Papademos was reported on Thursday afternoon, at roughly 6.30 p.m. local time, in central Athens. According to Naftemporiki Papademos was transferred to an Athens hospital after what appeared to
be a letter bomb explosion inside the armored-plated car where he was a

Reuters confirms:


One injury was reported, with the first indications pointing to the vehicle's driver. The incident took place in central Athens, a few blocks from the Athens Polytechnic in a central part of the city.

Accoridng to media reports, Papademos opened a letter bomb, injuring himself and his driver. Both were rushed to Greece's largest hospital Evangelismos.

The former central banker and ECB vice-president was reportedly injured in the abdomen, according to local media reports, and was currently undergoing surgery.

The vehicle was driven by a police escort, while another unmarked police vehicle followed.

Comment viewing options

Select your preferred way to display the comments and click "Save settings" to activate your changes.
Nice Try Lao Che's picture

Close only counts in horseshoes & hand grenades

BullyBearish's picture

did someone just try to FOAD this guy???

cossack55's picture

Sounds like it was closer to Athens Pyrotechnic

Manthong's picture

“Close only counts in horseshoes & hand grenades”

..and nuclear weapons


I will be a bit happier when CB and MCB bankers have to pay big bucks to employ food tasters.

nmewn's picture

"Did someone order a bume?" 

BullyBearish's picture

i think he got the message...

nmewn's picture

lol...its all Greek to me  ;-)

JRobby's picture

Letter from Goldman?

Pandelis's picture

Most probably Goldman since the bomb letter passed all the XRay machines ... same tactics with few presidents in US to start with and you name it anywhere else.


It should be noted that this is an important stage of completing greek debt saga .... who knows what is going on, most likely he resisted them that would be my guess


He was as Prime Minister only few months, then Soros came in a few times to install Tsipras.

JRobby's picture

Don't underestimate Goldman's role in wrecking Greece.

The Vampire Squid reaches worldwide

Pandelis's picture

why do you think I underestimate Goldman"s role?

Cohn has been a key player along wuth Soros at al on bringing Greece to where it is... tsipras, germans (Schwable) at al are just pawns


basically, they brought economic poverty, then pakistanis at al under the "immigrants" theory, and have young greeks leave the country on mass for jobs overseas.


this is war or to be more precise mass killing of innocents ... the same as Smirna in 1922 or Armenians on 19th century.... same people, same enemy, same goal - different implementation methods.

Doña K's picture

The Greeks should start fighting external forces with pin point presicion. Motorcycle assasins are the best choice as have been proven in the past. The golden dawn should take note.

The problems are many.

  • The enemy is well hidden.
  • Pensioners and goverment workers paid by Euro are afraid to return to the drachma
  • Soros and co. and other actors can use Turkey as the enforcer.
  • Many more

Best scenario for Greece, is for Italy and Spain to bail out first.



Knob Creek's picture

+1000 For the inspector Clouseau reference.

land_of_the_few's picture

"The contents of the letter were a bombshell for him...he was stunned..."

crazzziecanuck's picture

Q: What does one call 100,000 dead bankers at the bottom of the ocean?

A: An unacceptably slow start.

nmewn's picture

Somebody throw some bitcoins in this man's account!  ;-)

land_of_the_few's picture

Well, that was close, thank God the car was armoured!

DownWithYogaPants's picture

Oh my private central bankers might start getting nervous.  Red shields up Mr Sulu!

HRClinton's picture

Bang!  File under "Can you hear me now, Papademos?"

SubjectivObject's picture

I have every reason to believe it was a letter bomb. 


Dg4884's picture

OK, I get it... Austerity is good.

DRTexas's picture

If it weren't for austerity, it would have been a bigger bomb.

Thought Processor's picture




Who would have the motive to do such a thing?  Surely not ISIS.  Who did this guy fuck over?

Thought Processor's picture



Perhaps this is what real terrorism looks like (though who knows at this point, as he could have just as easily been taken out by his own team).

Tejano's picture

If it is "terrorism", it was likely done by a Westerner. Note the differences between this and Manchester, Bataclan, St Petersburg, Beslan....). One is focused, precise, targetted. The others are mindless, bloody, savage and focused on killing and maiming innocents.

Buckaroo Banzai's picture

Could also be a false flag. I'm sure ZOG would like to get some UN boots on the ground in Greece. This could be the first move in that direction.

Hatti_fattener's picture

"Who did this guy fuck over?"


Why, that would be the whole world...


#Banskters #Lampposts

rlm1966's picture

Wrong question.  Should be "Who didn't this guy fuck over" and you can remove a few suspects.

Offthebeach's picture

Tough to say who did this. We would need a FBI like chart of the various crime (bankster) families, their leaders, capos, lieutenants and soldiers. Could be some Greek wanting to move up.  If it was another family, say Deutchbank then they would normally have to get a ok from The Commission  ( Fed/London ).  

I suppose a lot of banksters will be hitting the mattresses at luxury estates.

ATM's picture

Or maybe the guy was talking with Assange already and someone found out, ala Seth Rich?


Txpl9421's picture

He must have shown up late to the last meeting.

DownWithYogaPants's picture

Oh my private central bankers might start getting nervous.  Red shields up Mr Sulu!

bobbbny's picture

The only good central banker is a ...............

aliens is here's picture

NWO bankers should be careful on what they are doing to people. They might be next. People are over the edge and ready to jump.

Kaiser Sousa's picture

Finally somebody gets it...DEATH TO THE MONEYCHANGERS...

Deep In Vocal Euphoria's picture

darkness coming.......

Squid Viscous's picture

ah the old letter bomb in the car trick!

missed it by, that much

(agent 86)

Robert Trip's picture

Nice try.

Better luck next time.

land_of_the_few's picture

Maybe passers-by thought they were having a bad vaping session

Quinvarius's picture

No statute of limitations on public wrath towards globalist sellouts.

Robert Trip's picture

You got the right idea.

Just a tad more nitro next time.

DRTexas's picture

And make it a chain letter.

hangemhigh77's picture

ahahahahahaha I hope he's dead.