Masked youths set fire to bank, destroy thirty cars in Greece; 8 police injured, 9 arrests
A group of masked youths firebombed a bank and about thirty cars and clashed with police in the pre-dawn hours Sunday in the northern city of Thessaloniki, police said, the Associated Press reported.
Eight policemen were injured in the clashes and three were briefly hospitalized, police said. Nine people were arrested. A kiosk and an ATM were also firebombed.
Self-styled anarchists have often attacked banks and have occasionally robbed them. In this latest attack, they emerged from the campus of the University of Thessaloniki.
University campuses are off-limits to police in Greece.