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Greece: One Dead, Several Injured in Stolen Car Chase

October 24, 2021

ATHENS – One of three men driving a stolen car died by police fire in the confrontation that followed a police chase in the area of Perama, Athens, late Friday night.

According to a Saturday Hellenic Police statement, the young man was aged 20, while the other car passenger is being hospitalized under guard and will soon be identified. The third passenger is on the run and being sought by police, it was added.

A total of seven police officers were injured when the driver reversed into them violently, crashing into their motorcycles, in his attempt to escape capture.

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