Lucas Papademos has been hurt in a bomb attack in Athens, Greece
Lucas Papademos was hurt after an explosive device detonated in his car earlier this afternoon.
The former Greek prime minister, who was also previously the central bank chief, and his driver were both hurt in the attack.
Both men have been hospitalised in the attack, a police source said.
The official said: "Mr Papademos and his driver are being rushed to hospital."
The source said the pair suffered leg injuries but are not thought to be in a life-threatening condition.
He added: "Doctors are more worried about his eyesight.”
Some reports indicate two banking officials were also in the car and were not hurt.
Lucas Papademos and his driver have been hurt in a bomb attack
The device was hidden in an envelope detonated inside his car, police said.
Mr Papademos, 69, was appointed caretaker prime minister in November 2011 to help his country stay in the euro zone.
He held the position, warning workers of upcoming austerity measures, until elections in May 2012.
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Two people including the former Greek PM were hurt in today's attack
Mr Papademos also previously served as vice president of the European Central Bank.
Greek security has intercepted several attempted attacks on Greek, German and International Monetary Fund officials over the past two months.
Shocking moment bomb hits former Greek PM
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Former Greek Prime Minister, Lucas Papademos was hurt after an explosive device detonated in his car earlier this afternoon
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Police investigators inspect a Mercedes car of former Greek Prime Minister Lucas Papademos, after an explosion inside the car caused by a bomb attack in central Athens, Greece, 25 May 2017
An envelope containing bullets and addressed to Greece's general secretary for public revenue was intercepted at a post office branch in Athens on Tuesday.
In March, police intercepted eight suspect packages at a postal sorting centre in Athens, including some addressed to the IMF in Paris and the German Finance Ministry. The rigged package to the IMF exploded, injuring a postal employee.