In The News.co.uk
May 5, 2010
At least three people have been killed in Greece as protestors stormed parliament buildings in Athens amid the country’s debt crisis.
Striking workers set fire to a bank, possibly after being hit by petrol bombs, with fire services saying three bodies were found inside the burning building.
Police have responded to the unrest with pepper spray, tear gas and stun grenades.
Transport was at a standstill in the country as the angry protestors began their second day of strikes in the capital today over the government’s response to the country’s huge deficit.
Public services including trains and airports suffered major delays and cancellations following a nationwide walk out over austerity measures.
This article was posted: Wednesday, May 5, 2010 at 10:12 am