Foreign ministry seeks explanations over shooting death of Greek citizen in southern Albania
The Greek foreign ministry on Sunday evening called on law enforcement authorities in neighboring Albania to fully investigate and clarify the circumstances surrounding the shooting death of a 35-year-old Greek citizen in the southern Albanian town of Bularat, or Vouliaretes.
Konstantinos Katsifas was fatally shot in a gun battle with Albanian police reportedly sent to arrest him, according to Albanian authorities.
In a statement, the foreign ministry in Athens referred to an “unacceptable event” whereby a police operation leads to a loss of life.
A bevy of media reports in both countries claimed that the victim had hoisted a Greek flag in the village and refused to take it down, whereby a shooting erupted between him and police.
You may be interested
Lotto results: 22/05/2019Panos - May 22, 2019
The winning numbers from the Lotto draw are as follows:
The 5 most beautiful places to walk in AthensPanos - May 22, 2019
Sometimes, our daily routine prevents us from understanding and admiring the beauty that surrounds us. Stressful jobs, work or family…
Hellenic Navy received first modernised P-3B Orion maritime patrol aircraftPanos - May 22, 2019
The Lockheed P-3 Orion is a four-engine turboprop anti-submarine and maritime surveillance aircraft developed for the United States Navy and…