Anarchists stab man who attended event in Thessaloniki for the Pontic Genocide

The victim has been stabbed four times


A 29-year-old man was stabbed by four people in the center of Thessaloniki.

According to information, the 29-year-old who participated in memorial events about Pontiac Genocide was seen by four people in the Archea Agora Square.

The perpetrators, who are anarchists, chased him and caught him close to the Holy Church of Mary of Halkes and stubbed him four times, three on the back and one on the hand. In his attempt to save himself, the victim ran towards Egnatia Avenue and entered a store. The attack has been recorded by the stores cameras.

Police officers of the DIAS team immediately arrested two of the four perpetrators who were identified by the victim.

The knife was found near the point of the attack.

According to information the victim is known to the anarchists, from participating in meetings against the Prespes Agreement.

The 29-year-old victim was transferred to the Papanikolaou hospital.