Athens metro station closed after suicide


The operator of the Athens metro has said that it shut down the station at Panepistimio in the city center following a suicide.

Initial reports said a man threw himself onto the tracks in front of an incoming train.

Line 2 of the metro will run from Anthoupoli to Metaxourgio and from Syntagma to Elliniko until the station is reopened.

No additional details regarding the incident were reported.