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Relatives of the 39 employees who died in the Ricomex factory…

Relatives of the 39 employees who died in the Ricomex factory during the earthquake that struck Athens on September 7, 1999, held a memorial service at the site of the factory on Saturday. The relatives of six of the victims are seeking a total of 11.7 million euros in compensation from the factory owners. Overall, 143 people were killed. Police released part of the statement of one woman, 30-year-old D. Ajdini, who allegedly sold her baby. «I was received in a small Thessaloniki hospital by a doctor around 50 years old, with blond hair, who spoke some Albanian,» the statement said. «Without any preliminary examination, he made me enter the operating room straight away and I had a cesarean. Afterward I was treated at the clinic worse than a dog.»