A man has committed suicide in the heart of Syntagma Square, central Athens. The man took his own life shortly before 9:00 am Wednesday morning (Greece time), as people went about their business on the square.

He died from a single shot to the head, reports say, which add that the man was anything from 50 to 70 years old. A short time later, police sealed off the scene and ambulance staff covered the victim’s body, which was removed at around 9:30 am to Evangelismos hospital.

Source: Athens News

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