Judges release two of four held over Skouries gold mine arson attack

Two of the four people being held in custody over an arson attack at the Skouries gold mine in Halkidiki, northern Greece, in February were released on Monday.

The two suspects had been in custody since they were questioned by authorities in April. A council of appeals court judges in Polygyros decided that they could be released. The conditions of their release include not leaving the country and appearing at regularly at their local police precinct.

A total of 20 people are facing charges in connection with the February incident, in which offices and vehicles belonging to Hellas Gold were attacked.

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