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SYNGROU ACCIDENT

Two people killed by car while waiting at bus stop Two people were killed and another was seriously injured late on Saturday when a car ran into a bus stop on Syngrou Avenue, close to Aghios Sostis in southeastern Athens. A 23-year-old female student and an 55-year-old man were killed while they were waiting for the bus. A 20-year-old woman was also seriously injured. DANIILIDOU WIN Korean Open final victory Greek tennis player Eleni Daniilidou, 24, won the Korean Open final yesterday with a 6-3, 2-6, 7-6 victory over fourth-seeded Japanese opponent Ai Sugiyama for her career’s fourth WTA singles title and first in well over two years. Daniilidou went into the tournament ranked 54 in the women’s world rankings. Prefect attacked A 60-year-old man was detained by police in Thessaloniki yesterday after he threw yogurt at local Prefect Panayiotis Psomiadis. Psomiadis, who was attending the unveiling of a statue, said he does not want to press charges against the pensioner. Soccer roundup Olympiakos increased its lead in the Greek Superleague to five points with a 1-0 win over Iraklis in Thessaloniki late last night. Second-place Panathinaikos drew 3-3 against OFI in Crete. In other games yesterday, it was: Kerkyra-Ionikos, 2-0; Larissa-Xanthi, 1-0; Aegaleo-Atromitos, 0-0; and PAOK-Apollon Kalamaria, 1-1. On Saturday, Aris was held to a 2-2 draw by visiting Panionios and host AEK beat Ergotelis 3-1.