Clashes in Amygdaleza pre-removal detention center

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There were violent incidents on Tuesday night at the Pre-Removal Detention Center for Foreigners in Amygdaleza, following the death of an inmate. 

According to the police, just before 22:00 an Indian inmate fainted. An Emergency Response Service (EKAV) ambulance arrived at the scene and found that the man had died of pathological causes.
According to the Hellenic Police, a group of inmates then proceeded to set fire to mattresses and a container, forcing the police and fire brigade to intervene in order to put out the fire, after which the incident ended.

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