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Seventy-Eight People Arrested during Police Operation

November 23, 2022

ATHENS – Seventy-eight people were arrested during a large police operation that took place on Tuesday morning at the ‘Prosfygika’ area on Alexandras Avenue.

Among the arrests was a 27-year-old man accused of an arson attack on the offices of ‘Real News’ newspaper last July. According to the Greek police, when the 27-year-old was being brought in, the 78 persons arrested went up to the roof of the building started throwing a number of objects and materials at the police forces operating at the scene, injuring seven police officers, two of them seriously.

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