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Man shot dead in Korydallos

Police were investigating the circumstances surrounding the death of a 31-year-old man in Korydallos, eastern Athens, in the early hours of Wednesday.

Initial reports suggested the man was at a local restaurant when an unknown assailant shot him twice before fleeing the scene of the crime on foot.

According to the police, the victim had been convicted of extortion and was recently released from prison.

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