Police detonate suspected bomb in F1 paddock

May 25 (GMM) Monaco's party atmosphere late on Thursday was broken by the sound of an explosion.

Cars in the pits
Cars in the pits

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Bomb police cordoned off an area of the Formula One paddock near the media centre after someone noticed a suspicious plastic package.

Experts detonated it with a controlled explosion just before 10pm, the Press Associated reported.

It also emerges that some spectators suffered minor injuries on Thursday when part of a grandstand collapsed.

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Series Formula 1
Tags monaco, monte carlo