Wednesday , December 7 2022
Home / Tag Archives: explosives

Tag Archives: explosives

Explosive device found outside the Courts compound in downtown Athens

A backpack with explosives was found close to the premises of the Courts compound in downtown Athens late on Sunday. A warning to two media outlets alerted police. Authorities were alerted late Sunday night when shortly before midnight, an unknown person called a news website and a newspaper and warned …

Read More »

Explosives factory in N. Greece confirms death of 3 workers after powerful explosion

Hellenic Explosive Technology (ELTEK) confirmed the death of three of its employees during an explosion at the company’s factory at Grevena, northern Greece, on Monday morning. In its statement, ELTEK expressed “our grief for the loss of our colleagues and our deepest condolences to their loved ones. Right now our …

Read More »

Grevena: Powerful explosion in explosives factory; 3 workers missing

A powerful explosion in a factory producing explosives in Grevena, northern Greece, completely destroyed the facility, while three workers are being missing. A guard survived injured and was transferred to hospital in state of shock. The explosion occurred short after 8:30 Monday morning in the village Itea and was heard …

Read More »

Belgian national carrying explosive devices arrested in Athens

A 33-year-old Belgian national was arrested in Papagou suburb of northern Athens on Friday. Police found that he was carrying explosive devices in his back-bag as well as containers with solid fuel. The man is known to authorities as anti-authoritarian. He was previously arrested in Belgium for arson and in …

Read More »

Greek authorities seek safe transport for 410 tons of explosives seized from “Andromeda” in Crete

Greek authorities are seeking the safest option for the transport and storage of 410 tons of explosives seized from vessel “Andromeda”, described as a “moving time bomb.” In Irakleio, Crete, where the vessel has been impounded, locals are concerned about the presence of some many explosives and thus outside a …

Read More »

Greek coastguard intercepts Sierra-Leone flagged vessel with 20,000 Kalansikov rifles

A mystery cargo ship, allegedly loaded with weapons, was intercepted by Greek coastguard Greek coastguard in the Aegean Sea on Friday. Cargo ship “Nour-M” with Sierra Leone flag carrying large quantities of weapons and ammunition. the vessel was intercepted in the south-eastern Aegean Sea near the islet of Imia by …

Read More »

Athens police finds 4 bags with explosives after warning phone call

Greek police found four bags each containing small amounts of explosives in four different locations in the north of the city and after a warning phone call reached a newspaper. According to Greek media reports, an anonymous caller called at 9:30 a.m. Eleftherotypia newspaper, claiming that four bombs would explode …

Read More »