Police seek Palestinian said to be behind shootings, stabbing

Police were yesterday searching for a man suspected of shooting or stabbing three people near Omonia Square late on Sunday. The assailant, identified as an unnamed Palestinian man, allegedly got into a fight with a Bangladeshi man on Menandrou Street at about 8.20 p.m. The incident, the cause of which was unclear, led to the Bangladeshi being shot in the leg. The gunman then shot another Palestinian who is said to have witnessed the incident from a balcony. The victim was struck in the head and is in a serious condition. The suspect is then alleged to have stabbed an Afghan man as he tried to flee the scene. All three victims are in the hospital.
(20.10.09)   Kathimerini English Edition   ()