The entirety of Greece is on strike as the protests continue and escalate over the train collision in Tempi last week, in which 57 people lost their lives.
The centre of Athens became inaccessible due to the rallies taking place.
Strikes also took place in Thessaloniki, Patras, Heraklion, Larissa, Ioannina and elsewhere.
The strikers demanded that there to be no cover-up of responsibilities for the tragedy, spoke out against privatisations, and called for safety in transportation.
Violence in Thessaloniki
People of Patras on the streets for the train accident in Tempi
In Patras, a gathering was held in Georgiou Square and a march through the main streets.
It was the largest gathering of recent years in Georgiou Square.
However, there were some minor incidents outside a railway station.
Black balloons in the central square of Larissa
Crowds of people participate in the protest rally held in the central square of Larissa, on the occasion of the train accident that occurred in Tempi. After the rally, the citizens started marching towards the OSE.
Large student gathering in Trikala:
Chania: Large participation in the rally for the tragedy in Tempi
Heraklion: Large turnout at the strike gathering
Gatherings in Preveza-Drama
Photos from Proto Thema
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