Iraqi charged with killing two compatriots

A 37-year-old Iraqi national currently in prison for drug-related offenses has been charged with killing two compatriots in the Athens suburb of Aghios Dimitrios in January 2010, police sources said on Tuesday.

According to police, the alleged perpetrator and victims had scuffled following an argument over the disappearance of a quantity of heroin.

The brawl resulted in the death of the two victims, police said, without determining whether any other assailants were involved.