Thessaloniki man threatens to blow himself up at White Tower

Thessaloniki man threatens to blow himself up at White Tower

Police negotiators were dispatched on Friday to the White Tower, Thessaloniki's central landmark, where a young man at the entrance to the monument was threatening to detonate a hand grenade he was holding.

Employees and visitors were evacuated from the tower, which is a popular tourist attraction, as negotiators sought to talk him into handing over the grenade.

According to sources, the man told police he had personal problems.

Πηγή: ekathimerini.com

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