57 people died in the accident
The chief of police in Greece has been fired after last month’s serious railway accident, reported France Press. We remind you that on February 28, two trains collided near Larissa. As a result of the accident, 57 people died. According to the cabinet, Konstantinos Skoumas was dismissed from his post less than two months after being appointed to the position.
“We will learn from our mistakes. An inadvertent error will not become systemic if it is not repeated”, said Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis today during a pre-election tour in Athens.
New protests in Greece after the train crash (VIDEO+PHOTOS)
The appointment of a new police chief is aimed at more effectively implementing the operational plans of a modern police force in terms of citizen security, the Prime Minister’s Office said.
After the train crash in Greece: The head of the station in Larissa remains in custody
During the latest demonstration on Thursday, a riot police team was filmed attacking and beating peaceful protesters in Syntagma Square in central Athens.
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Source: Vanya Nakova, BTA
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