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A policeman guards the Agricultural Ministry…

A policeman guards the Agricultural Ministry in Athens yesterday after a group of about 20 youths attacked the building by throwing red paint and smashing windows, according to authorities. Police said the youths, who had covered their faces, attacked the building’s entrance at around midday before dispersing into surrounding streets. The attack caused minor damage. The gang wrote on walls adjoining the ministry ‘Against biotechnology.’ There were no reports of injuries.