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4 killed in shooting in Greece

Published : 12 Feb 2024, 23:47

  DF News Desk
Policemen are seen outside the headquarters of a shipping company where a shooting took place in Glyfada, a southern suburb of Athens, in Athens, Greece, on Feb. 12, 2024. Photo: Xinhua by Marios Lolos.

A total of four people were killed in a shooting in a suburb south of Athens, according to Greek media on Monday, reported Xinhua.

An armed man opened fire at the headquarters of a shipping company in Glyfada, a suburb south of Athens, killing three workers, said the ERT, the national broadcaster, adding that the gunman committed suicide later.

The three shipping workers were found dead by the police, while the gunman was found dead in the basement of the shipping company.

The gunman, a 70-year-old Egyptian, used to be an employee of the company and had recently been fired.

Fire engines and ambulances were seen outside the building of the shipping company. Traffic in surrounding streets has been halted.