Bomb explodes at tax collection office in Rome

December 9, 2011 4:51:01 AM PST
Police say a package bomb has exploded at a tax collection office in Rome, injuring one person.

A police official said the bomb went off midday Friday as it was being opened at an office of Equitalia, which is charged with collecting taxes. The official spoke on customary condition of anonymity.

Police say the person opening the package suffered injuries to the hands and eyes.