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Pictured: The commemoration under way in Thessaloniki, northern Greece. <br />
Re: Thessaloniki’s mayor, Yiannis Boutaris, has been attacked during an event commemorating the first world war massacre of Black Sea Greeks by Turks.<br />
He was rushed to hospital with head, back and leg injuries. <br />
Footage from the scene shows the mayor being heckled before the assailants hurled bottles at him and kicked him in the head and legs. As he is escorted into his car, some of the attackers attempt to smash the vehicle’s windows.<br />
Police have arrested two people.
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Pictured: The commemoration under way in Thessaloniki, northern Greece.
Re: Thessaloniki’s mayor, Yiannis Boutaris, has been attacked during an event commemorating the first world war massacre of Black Sea Greeks by Turks.
He was rushed to hospital with head, back and leg injuries.
Footage from the scene shows the mayor being heckled before the assailants hurled bottles at him and kicked him in the head and legs. As he is escorted into his car, some of the attackers...
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