Riot police units targeted in downtown Athens


Three attacks on police riot units took place within the space of an hour on Monday near the Athens University of Economics and Business.

The first incident occurred at around 3 p.m. when unknown assailants threw rocks at a riot police unit stationed on Derigni Street.

That was soon followed by a similar attack on officers on nearby Mavromataion Street.

The third attack, involving firebombs, targeted a unit on Spyrou Trikoupi Street.