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Easter firecrackers injure 7, boy had fingers amputated

Every Easter the same plague: injuries due to firecrackers and flares and arrests for the same reason. Seven people, among them minors, were injured during the Resurrection ceremony in churches throughout Greece at Holy Saturday midnight. In Chania on the island of Crete, a 15-year-old boy had to have two …

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Six tourists injured when trolley bus cable falls on tourist bus in downtown Athens

An accident involving a tourist bus and a trolley bus injured six tourists on a sight-seeing tour in Athens. The tourists were injured after a cable fell on the roof of the double-decker. The accident occurred at noon on Monday on Panepistimiou Avenue in the center of Athens. Citing 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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Explosion on Greek-owned cargo Vyssos in Black Sea injures 3

The explosion on the Greek-owned cargo ship Vyssos in the Black Sea on Wednesday while en route to the Ismail port on the Danube in Ukraine was either caused by a mine or a drone. The dry cargo vessel Vyssos, under the Panamanian flag and owned by Nava Shipping Ltd, …

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Two injured after case files shelves collapse in Athens prosecutor’s office

Shelves loaded with case files at the Prosecutor’s Office in Athens collapsed on Tuesday, thus injuring two people. A court clerk and an employee of a transport company were trapped under the voluminous case files and could be only rescued with the help of other clerks and citizens currently in …

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Police officer in serious condition after brutally assaulted by husband

A 43-year-old woman, a police officer, is struggling for her life in the ICU of a hospital of Larissa, central Greece, following a brutal assault by her 53-year-old husband, a tavern owner well-known in the area. The incident occurred in the early hours of Thursday, August 3, after an intense …

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Two injured in helicopter on emergency landing on Kefalonia

Two men were injured after a helicopter made an emergency landing in a field on the island of Kefalonia on Thursday morning. The two Greek men, the pilot and one passenger, aged 60 and 65 years old, were transferred to the local hospital where they are reportedly being treated for …

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Stormy weather sweeps across Greece; child and three workers injured

A bad weather front sweeping across Greece with heavy rainfalls and thunderstorms and powerful winds since Wednesday evening has led to the injuries of three adults and one child as well as to material damages. A 7-year-old boy was injured when the iron garden door in relatives house collapsed in …

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Tyrnavos: Explosion at tsipouro distillery injures eight workers

At least eight people suffered burn injuries and were experiencing breathing difficulties when an explosion occurred at a tsipouro distillation plant near Larissa in central Greece on Friday. According to preliminary reports, none of the injured plant workers were in critical condition, although at least six suffered from smoke inhalation. …

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Urban train crashes at Kifissia station, 10 passengers injured

A train of the urban train ISAP crashed at the platform of the terminal station in Kifissia, northern Athens, short after 12 o’ clock noon on Tuesday. Ten passengers have been injured, eight of them have been transferred to hospitals. According to preliminary media reports, the train crashed at the …

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