Serious security incident in Athens: A pick-up truck with LPG gas cylinders at the Monument of the Unknown Soldier! (photos) (Upd.)

The man arrested has psychological issues

UPDATE: The traffic has been restored in front of the Monument of the Unknown Soldier.

The investigation continues.

According to the information so far, the 56-year-old man arrested has psychological issues.

He was screaming “I will blow you up!” before he got arrested.


A pick-up truck loaded with LPG gas cylinders moved on the Monument of the Unknown Soldier on Monday morning.

The police investigates what the driver wanted to do.

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The driver of the pick-up truck has been arrested.

It is currently being investigated whether there are other flammable materials in the pick-up truck besides the LPG cylinders.

The traffic in front of the Parliament building and the Monument of the Unknown Soldier has been blocked.