Fire assault on media firm in Athens

The fireplace began early on Wednesday morning and all staff had been evacuated from the constructing. It took two hours for 18 firefighters to get the fireplace beneath management.

Preliminary data from the police claims that the stays of three gasoline containers have been present in a area by the constructing’s basement.

“They are burning us down! They are trying to make us shut down!”, Real Group proprietor Nikos Chatzinikolaou wrote on Twitter at an early stage.

Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis says the state will do the whole lot in its energy to carry these accountable accountable.

Real Group was based in 2007 and operates a radio channel and a newspaper.

In February, two firebombs exploded outdoors two properties in Athens, belonging to a journalist and a police officer, respectively. In April final yr, the digging journalist Giorgos Karaivaz was shot useless outdoors his dwelling outdoors the capital.

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