Man throws grenade at U.S. Embassy in Montenegro

Police guard entrance to U.S. Embassy in Podgorica, Montenegro, on February 22, 2018 REUTERS

An unidentified man threw a hand grenade at the U.S. Embassy in Podgorica, the capital of Montenegro, in an overnight attack, officials in the small southeastern European nation said Thursday. The man then detonated another explosive device, killing himself. Nobody else was hurt, and the blasts did not cause any major damage. “Police came very quickly and the body of a man was taken away,” a witness told the French news agency AFP. Police armed with automatic weapons were posted in the street in front of the embassy through the morning. The embassy announced via Twitter that all visa services were canceled for the day, and U.S. citizens could access the embassy only on an “emergency basis.”

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