Terrorism & Insurgency

'Anarchists' threaten violence in Greece's Athens

05 March 2018

IN A STATEMENT released on March 1, a group identified only as 'Anarchists' claimed responsibility for a number of attacks across Greece - including one on a police station - and threatened further attacks in the capital Athens, The Times reported. The statement referred to the detention of 29-year-old Konstantinos [Dinos] Yiatzoglou, who was accused of attempting to kill former Prime Minister Lucas Papademos with an explosive device in a letter on 24 May 2017. The statement said that [i]f anything happens to Dinos - if he dies - then expect bloodshed on the streets of Athens. Yiatzoglou was reported to be on hunger strike in prison before being transferred to another facility.





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