Tagged: central Athens

Drug raids in central Athens net 56

Police made 56 arrests on Friday during a large-scale operation aimed at criminal gangs peddling drugs in central Athens, including the areas around Athens University, the City of Athens Cultural Center, the Athens Law School, and Kaningos, Victoria and Amerikis squares. Fifty-four of the 56 suspects arrested were foreign nationals. Police said they had searched […]

Police attacked with fire bombs in central Athens

The area of the Athens Polytechnic in Exarchia was the scene of clashes between rioters and police units early Saturday morning. According to reports, the clashes began after unidentified assailants threw petrol bombs at a riot police unit stationed on the corner of Marnis and Patission streets and set fire to dumpsters. Patission was cordoned […]