Police on Tuesday were investigating an ax attack on a woman by a man late Monday evening in the Athens district of Kallithea.
According to reports, the man chased the woman down a street and injured her with repeated blows to her body.
He then injured himself with the ax.
Both were taken to hospital, while a preliminary investigation was launched by the local police department to determine the causes of the bloody incident.
Media reports on Tuesday said they are either husband and wife or a separated couple.