A female tram passenger escaped unscathed when arsonists attacked a tram in southern Athens early on Monday.

The tram was set to leave the terminal at the Peace and Friendship Stadium in Neo Faliro when a group of arsonist smashed a window and threw an incendiary device made from camping gas canisters inside a carriage.

The ensuing fire was put out by the fire service but not before the seats in the carriage had been destroyed.

The incident has affected tram services on the line.

Πηγή: ekathimerini.com