Jailed ex-mayor undergoes heart surgery

Ex-Thessaloniki Mayor Vassilis Papageorgopoulos, currently serving a prison sentence for embezzlement, underwent surgery on Wednesday to unblock his arteries.

Doctors at the Papageorgiou Hospital in Thessaloniki said the angioplasty was a success but that the former public official would have to undergo a second operation to unblock another artery.

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