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Twin bomb attack in Albania, no injuries, PM calls it 'act of terrorism'

  • Police officers investigate a drug store belonging to Interior Minister Saimir Tahiri’s father damaged by an explosion overnight in Tirana, Albania, Tuesday, Feb. 10, 2015. Another explosion rocked the apartment of a top police officer while anti-mine experts blasted with remote control two TNT explosive ingots found downtown capital. (AP Photo/Hektor Pustina))

    Police officers investigate a drug store belonging to Interior Minister Saimir Tahiri’s father damaged by an explosion overnight in Tirana, Albania, Tuesday, Feb. 10, 2015. Another explosion rocked the apartment of a top police officer while anti-mine experts blasted with remote control two TNT explosive ingots found downtown capital. (AP Photo/Hektor Pustina))  (The Associated Press)

  • Police officers check the site of an explosion at a drug store, left, belonging to Interior Minister Saimir Tahiri’s father and the neighboring house damaged overnight in Tirana, Albania,Tuesday, Feb. 10, 2015. Another explosion rocked the apartment of a top police officer while anti-mine experts blasted with remote control two TNT explosive ingots found downtown capital. (AP Photo/Hektor Pustina))

    Police officers check the site of an explosion at a drug store, left, belonging to Interior Minister Saimir Tahiri’s father and the neighboring house damaged overnight in Tirana, Albania,Tuesday, Feb. 10, 2015. Another explosion rocked the apartment of a top police officer while anti-mine experts blasted with remote control two TNT explosive ingots found downtown capital. (AP Photo/Hektor Pustina))  (The Associated Press)

Two powerful explosions in Albania's capital Tirana have gutted a business owned by the family of the country's interior minister and damaged the apartment of a senior police officer.

Authorities said no one was injured in the pre-dawn explosions Tuesday. Socialist Prime Minister Edi Rama described the incidents as a coordinated "act of terrorism."

Police say a third device was destroyed in central Tirana after they received a warning telephone call.

There was no immediate claim of responsibility for the explosions that occurred 25 minutes apart. The first destroyed a pharmacy owned by the family of Interior Minister Saimir Tahiri and shattered nearby windows.