Menidi

Greek Police Arrest 26 People in Menidi for Various Crimes

Hellenic Police on Monday launched a massive operation in Menidi, Attica and arrested 26 people involved in various crimes. The operation that started at 7:45 am took place around the former Kapota army camp, which since 1999 hosts several families...

Stray Bullet Threatens Student in Menidi, Two Weeks After Fatal Incident

A 14-year-old junior high school student was almost hit by a stray bullet in Menidi, Attica, on Sunday, only two weeks after another stray shot killed an 11-year-old boy, according to the Hellenic Police. The 14-year-old girl was playing with...

Government Announces Social Integration Measures for Roma in Menidi

The government on Friday announced a series of measures aimed to promote the social integration of Roma communities in Menidi and elsewhere in Greece, in a bid to tackle runaway crime among these groups. In a press conference also attended...

Menidi Residents Demonstrate at Citizen Protection Ministry

Angry Menidi residents gathered outside the Citizen Protection Ministry on Tuesday evening to protest the death of an 11-year-old boy by a stray bullet. Moreover the protesters demonstrated against the lack of policing in their crime-infested neighborhood, where gangs of...

Locals Protesting Against Crime in Menidi Clash With Riot Police

A protest march against crime by local residents in the area of Menidi, eastern Attica, turned violent on Monday night after a group of youths threw petrol bombs and stones against riot police at the train station, who responded...

Greek Riot Police Stop Angry Crowd From Attacking Roma Community

Greek riot police on Sunday stopped angry crowds of Menidi, Attica residents who tried to attack a Roma community, after the accidental death of an 11-year-old boy by a stray bullet fired by a Roma. About 200 people held a...

Stray Bullet Kills 11-Year-Old in Greece

An 11-year-old boy was killed after he was hit by a stray bullet in Menidi, eastern Attica, on Thursday, Hellenic Police announced on Friday. On Thursday, 11-year-old Marios was participating in a gymnastics show at his school. All of a...

Fourth Person Found Dead Following Floods in Attica, Greece

A man was found dead in the Menidi stream in Eastern Attica on Wednesday evening. Preliminary reports attribute his death to drowning and place it approximately four days ago, according to Greek media reports. Most of the middle-aged man's body was covered...

Heavy Rainfall in Greece Causes Damage and Accidents, Leaves One Person Dead [Video]

Special emergency units arrived in Western Greece where men of the Greek Fire Department are trying to address the widespread problems caused by today's severe weather conditions Thursday, October 22. In fact the severe weather made an impact in...

Greek Police Officer Commits Suicide in Bar

A Greek police officer who had recently broken up with his fiancée committed suicide in Menidi, near Athens. The young man decided to end his life because he could not overcome the separation. The 28-year-old officer who worked for the...