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Man hit with gun butt in Thessaloniki convenience store dies

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An employee at a convenience store in the northern city of Thessaloniki died on Saturday after an attack during an armed robbery early in the morning.

The 44-year-old was hit on the head with the butt of a gun by the suspect who entered the store on Grigoriou Lambraki Street at about 4 a.m. The victim was treated in hospital for head injuries but eventually died.

A police investigation is underway.