Patient stabs nurse, commits suicide


A 59-year-old patient at Attikon Hospital in Haidiari in western Athens stabbed a nurse before jumping to his death from the fourth floor of the building.

According to reports, the woman has sustained a wound on the neck but her life is not in danger.

The motive behind the incident, which took place on Monday at 5.30 a.m., is not known.

Police are expected to launch an investigation.