Discovery of hand grenade at house of media group owner concerns authorities

6 December 2017
770 Views

Greek police found a hand grenade outside the residence of an owner of a company involved in the media industry on Tuesday night.

At approximately 1.20 after midnight police were alerted to the presence of a defensive-type hand grenade with the fork still in it outside the house of Nikos Karamanlis in the suburbs of Vrilissia in Attica. According to sources, police were informed by the house owner, who runs a company called “MediaGroup”, when he saw the grenade near a guard post that was illuminated. A special anti-bomb squad was dispatched to the scene and collected the hand grenade.

Investigations are underway, with some sources saying the anti-terrorist division is also involved as the incident is believed to be a warning to the media group owner. Mr. Karamanlis is reported to have said that some are “bothered by hard-hitting journalism”.

You may be interested

Regling: “We are ready to ease the Greek debt”
FINANCE
shares23 views
FINANCE
shares23 views

Regling: “We are ready to ease the Greek debt”

makis - Feb 23, 2018

Technical work has begun to determine whether Greece will need a debt relief after an expected exit from the rescue…

Turkey threatens violence against Italian drill ship anew in Cyprus!
GREECE
shares37 views
GREECE
shares37 views

Turkey threatens violence against Italian drill ship anew in Cyprus!

makis - Feb 23, 2018

Turkey continued its belligerent stance off the coast of Cyprus on Friday, as it openly threatened violence against the Italian…

Greek PM Tsipras met with German Chancellor Merkel on EU Summit sidelines
POLITICS
shares32 views
POLITICS
shares32 views

Greek PM Tsipras met with German Chancellor Merkel on EU Summit sidelines

makis - Feb 23, 2018

Greek PM Alexis Tsipras met with German Chancellor Angela Merkel on the sidelines of the Brussels EU Summit, Thursday. According…

Leave a Comment

Your email address will not be published.