The second policeman seriously wounded during the clash between policemen of the DIAS service and unidentified persons on board a jeep in the region of Renti on Tuesday evening eventually died.

According to an announcement by the director of the Nikea State Hospital, the policeman had a bullet wound in the head and had been taken to the hospital in a coma and died at 21:45 despite titanic efforts made by doctors to save him.

The first policeman was already dead when he had been taken to hospital, while the other two wounded men are out of danger.