Police arrest 100 for trade in homemade fireworks, two injured

TAGS: Crime

Greek Police arrested more than 100 people across the country between March 24 through Easter Sunday for the illegal possession and sale of firecrackers, a police statement said.

Specifically, police conducted 30,000 checks during that time, seizing more than 11,000 firecrackers and 152,000 fireworks.

Two youths were injured by homemade firewors over the Easter holidays. A 16-year-old Syria lost two fingers while a 14-year-old boy from Agrinio injured his hand while trying to light homemade fireworks.