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Greek woman dies, two injured in car accident in west Turkey

A woman was killed and two other people were injured, all Greeks, in a traffic accident that took place in the city of Usak near Izmir in West Turkey on Thursday morning. According to Turkish media information, the 67-year-old woman died on the spot as she was thrown from the …

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Six passengers injured in public bus accident

Six passengers on a public bus were lightly injured in a traffic accident in Liosia suburb of western Athens on Monday morning.. According to police, while the bus was driving down Megalou Alexandrou Avenue when it veered off course and collided with a light pole. The driver allegedly lost control …

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Greek gov’t confirms “road accident” in Libya, dismisses “terror” rumors

The Greek General Staff of National Defense (GEETHA) released the names and the pictures of the three soldiers who were killed in the horrific car accident in Libya. It is noted that the other two victims were translators, the son and the daughter of the president of the Greek community …

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Tourist bus collides with parked vehicles in Thessaloniki

A tourist bus, under unspecified circumstances, veered off its path and collided with parked vehicles in the center of Thessaloniki in northern Greece on Wednesday morning. No injuries were reported. The incident occurred on Egnatia Street, heading westbound, near the ceremony hall of the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki at 7.20 …

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Accident in shipyard repair zone kills one, seriously injures two workers

Workers at the Perama Shipyard Repair Zone have called a 24-hour strike and rally at the main gate of Perama on Tuesday following the accident which resulted in the death of a 47-year-old crane vehicle operator and the serious injuries of two workers. The accident occurred during operations to extract …

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Composer Notis Mavroudis dies at 77 following tragic accident

Greek composer Notis Mavroudis died late on Tuesday following a tragic accident in his holiday home in Koukourava village in Makrinista on Mt Pilio. He was 77 years old. According to local media, Mavroudis he was fixing something on the balcony railing late on Tuesday, when he lost his balance …

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Three dead after elderly drives wrong on Athens highway

An elderly woman, her co-passenger and a motorcyclist died on Monday, when the woman entered the Athens-Corinth highway in the wrong direction. According to local media korinthostv, a car driven by an elderly woman entered the National Highway in the direction of Korinthos and collided with a motorcycle. The traffic …

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Speedboats collide during “Big Fat Greek Wedding 3” shooting in Athens; one injured UPDATE

One person was slightly injured as 8 people found themselves in the water, when two speedboats collided during the shooting of “My Big Fat Greek Wedding 3.”and one of them capsized. The accident occurred around 10 o’ clock Friday morning, in the sea area off ​​Palaia Fokia in south-east Attica. …

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“Robot dumpster” crushes and kills man in northern Greece (video)

Unprecedentedly tragic accident:: An automatic dumpster crushed the body of a man in the center of Alexandroupolis in northern Greece at Monday noon. The man was looking inside the dumpster when the compactor mechanism was activated and closed automatically thus trapping and crushing his body. Fire service staff and paramedics …

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Greek paratrooper remains hanging in the air when parachute fails to open (video)

A paratrooper of the Greek Armed Forces remained hanging in the air outside a C-130 at a height of 5,000 feet for several minutes after his parachute failed to open during an exercise in Cyprus. The unprecedented incident took place during an exercise in Larnaka and a tragedy was averted …

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F-16 crash: Pilot ejects from fighter jet on runway of Andravida air base

An F-16 fighter jet of the Greek Air Force crashed in the military air base of Andravida in western Peloponnese on Thursday afternoon. The pilot successfully ejected from the plane before the crash and was in “good health,” preliminary reports from the scene said. The accident occurred at 3:49 p.m. …

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One rail worker killed, two injured in accident due to breaks failure

One worker at the Urban Train ISAP died and two workers were injured when the maintenance wagon collided with a train early morning Tuesday. Due to a breaks failure the rail grinder was reportedly running on the track with a speed of over 50 km per hour. The workers were …

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Marathon-runner dies in Thessaloniki when truck carries away her bike

Α well-known Greek marathon-runner died in a horrible traffic accident on Tuesday morning, when her bike was hit and carried away by a truck at a crossroads in Thessaloniki. The cyclist was 42-year-old marathon-runner and triathlon athlete Dimitra Iordanidou. Eye witnesses told local media that the woman was cycling on Grigoriou …

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