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Hostage situation at Vonitsa tax bureau

Δημοσίευση 22 Δεκεμβρίου 2010, 10:59 / Ανανεώθηκε 27 Ιουνίου 2013, 14:55
Hostage situation at Vonitsa tax bureau
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A hostage situation in the town of Vonitsa, central Greece, ended in early afternoon on Tuesday, with the arrest of a 47-year-old armed man who had stormed the local tax bureau offices a few hours earlier and held hostage a 55-year-old employee at gunpoint.

A hostage situation in the town of Vonitsa, central Greece, ended in early afternoon on Tuesday, with the arrest of a 47-year-old armed man who had stormed the local tax bureau offices a few hours earlier and held hostage a 55-year-old employee at gunpoint.

A police negotiator, called to the scene to convince the suspect to give himself in, was rushed to hospital with a slight injury to his thigh inflicted by the suspect, who opened fire and shot him during the police operation.