Anarchists Claim Setting Thessaloniki Metro Fire to Halt Work

June 6, 2019

With anarchists seemingly unstoppable in Athens, vandalizing a number of targets including embassies and political headquarters, another self-described anti-establishment group said it was responsible for the arson fire in the basement of Thessaloniki metro’s construction site last month.

In a post on an anti-establishment website, a group called Moles said it planted the explosive devices which caused the fire to protest against the construction of the metro, which they claim will push out poorer families from the city center and increase living costs for all residents at the same time it would make it cheaper and easier for them to get around the city.

The fire broke out at a site on Egnatias and 3rd Septemvriou Streets at about 3 a.m. on May 18, causing limited damage to boxes and pallets, according to the fire department. There was no word from the group whether it would escalate its actions to become even more violent or try to halt the metro construction from continuing on.


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