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Man shot dead during armed bank robbery on Paros

A manhunt has been launched on Paros after a man was shot dead during a bank robbery in the village of Naoussa on Friday morning.

Four armed men were attempting to rob a branch of Alpha Bank, when a passer-by saw them and tried to intervene.

He was shot three times by the robbers, according to unformed reports that identified him as a 45-year-old taxi driver.

The robbers made off in a car, which was found burnt out not far from the scene of the robbery.

It?s not clear how much money they made off with.