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Three arrested over shooting at public bus in West Attica

Police have arrested three suspects for the firing at a public bus with an airgun in Aspropyrgos, western Attica, on Sunday. Bus 866 Aspropyrgos-Agia Marina station was on the move on Sunday evening, when it was reportedly struck by bullets from a car with three men on it. One of …

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Fire in Aspropyrgos plastic factory releases toxic smoke in Attica

The big fire in a plastic factory in Aspropyrgos, West Attica, that released large quantities of toxic smoke has been largerly contained, however, the blaze keeps burning plastic material in the warehouses on Tuesday morning. The blaze started on Monday night and spread across an area of roughly 4,000 square …

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Fire on truck transporting propane prompts Alert Warning in West Attica

A fire broke out in a truck tanker in Aspropyrgos, western Attica, on Friday, prompting the evacuation of  a residential and industrial area and an Alert Warning by the Civil Protection. The fire broke out in a tanker transporting propane. The incident occurred in Neoktista settlement near the Aspropyrgos refineries. …

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Three young men arrested for racist attack against Pakistanis in Aspropyrgos

Three young men were arrested on Thursday for the attack against two Pakistani nationals on Saturday in Aspropyrgos. Two of the arrestees are 17 years old and one 18. According to police, the three are supporters of the extreme right but no evidence was found officially linking them to far-right …

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New oil spill in the Saronic Gulf after vessel sinks in Aspropyrgos

One more vessel sank in the Saronic Gulf, this time in Aspropyrgos bay, east of Halyvourgiki pier, some 20 km west from Athens. Cargo Vessel “Elefantas” sank on Tuesday afternoon while it was anchored. The wreck occurred after water inflow, the vessel Inspection conducted by the Port Authority showed “marine …

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Explosive device blasts outside Golden Dawn offices

A strong explosion occurred at 4 o’ clock on Tuesday morning in the entrance of the building where extreme right-wing Golden Dawn (Chrysi Avgi) has branch offices, at the 17th kilometer of Athens-Corinth highway in  Aspropyrgos, 20 km east of Athens. The explosion was caused by an improvised explosive device, placed …

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