Two terror suspects being questioned in Athens

Two terror suspects being questioned in Athens

Two people believed to be involved in attacks orchestrated by the guerrilla organization Conspiracy of the Cells of Fire were being questioned by counter-terrorism officers in Athens on Friday following their arrest in Thessaloniki.

The two men, both aged 30, are being probed in particular for their possible involvement in a suspected spinoff organization, Informal Anarchist Federation-International Revolutionary Front, which claimed responsibility for mailing a booby-trapped envelope to the former head of the country's anti-terrorism unit Dimitris Horianopoulos and for bombing the cars of the Korydallos Prison Governor and of a jail guard in Nafplio as well as other attacks.

The letter bomb to Horianopoulos was intercepted and destroyed in a controlled explosion.

The two suspects were to face a prosecutor on Friday afternoon.


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