FAN VIOLENCE: Knife attack outside the Athens Court of Appeal

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A serious incident occurred earlier today outside the Athens Court of Appeal.

According to Proto Thema, a group of 10 to 15 people attacked a man with a knife on Loukareos Street, injuring him.

Police forces are on the scene, while the victim has been taken to the hospital for first aid.

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During a police check on a car that was on an adjacent road, the authorities found hoods and poles. Police immediately brought the four occupants into custody.

An eyewitness account of the attack:

According to local media, the attack is in relation to a trial involving fan violence in the western neighbourhood of Ilion.

The victim was at the Court of Appeal at the time as he was accused of another assault.

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