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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 …

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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 …

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Justice Minister confirms Grevena prisoners “bear burn marks”

Justice Minister Antonis Roupakiotis confirmed Friday that “inmates bear burn marks on their bodies”. Greece’s Justice Minister told a parliamentary committee that an investigation into allegations of police beatings was underway. Roupakiotis had visited Grevena prison a week ago after allegations several inmates were beaten by  police. On Thursday, daily …

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Northern Greece: Czech Bus Collided With Car – Two Dead

Two dead and nine injured injured is the tragic account of a road accident that occurred late Wednesday afternoon when a tourist bus collided with a private car in Egnatia Highway and overturned outside the city of Grevena. Police and fire brigades rushed to the point and freed the trapped …

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