Police precinct in northern Athens targeted with petrol bombs

TAGS: Crime

Unidentified assailants attacked the Nea Ionia police precinct in northern Athens with Molotov cocktails early Monday morning.

According to the Hellenic Police (ELAS), the incident occurred at 4 a.m. when a group of about 10 people approached the police station at the junction of Irakleiou Avenue and Kosta Varnali Street and threw four Molotov cocktails.

A fire broke out that damaged three service cars, while the perpetrators managed to escape.