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French police officers take position after letter bomb exploded at the French office of the International Monetary Fund, lightly injuring one person, Thursday March 16, 2017. A police official said no other damage was been reported in the incident. (AP Photo/Thibault Camus)

Police said the 'Conspiracy of Fire Cells' terror group likely sent the Paris letter bomb

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UPDATE 2:09 p.m. EST:

Greek police said the terror group Conspiracy of Fire Cells was behind the letter bomb at the IMF in Paris, AFP reported.

Parts of Greek stamps were reportedly found in the debris of the letter bomb.

UPDATE 8:18 a.m. EST:

Paris police confirmed the explosion at the International Monetary Fund was due to a letter bomb. The person who opened the bomb was "slightly" injured, Reuters reports

No suspects have been identified. However, on Wednesday, a militant Greek group, Conspiracy of Fire Cells, claimed responsibility for a parcel bomb mailed to German Finance Minister Wolfgang Schaeuble. The group also claimed responsibility for a 2010 wave of letter bombs. 

ORIGINAL  STORY: An explosion at the International Money Fund office in Paris injured one person Thursday, Reuters reports.

Local police said the explosion likely came from a letter bomb. The victim's condition is not yet known.

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