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Elderly man promises to set himself on fire over frozen funds - Greece

Elderly man promises to set himself on fire over frozen funds  Greece
01/11
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The old man looks out the window. He shouted that he would burn the building down, dousing himself with petrol and threatened to set himself alight.
Elderly man promises to set himself on fire over frozen funds  Greece
02/11
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Thessaloniki: Elderly Takes Hostage in State Loans Fund & Threatens to Set himself on Fire.
Elderly man promises to set himself on fire over frozen funds  Greece
03/11
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Thessaloniki: Elderly Takes Hostage in State Loans Fund & Threatens to Set himself on Fire.
Elderly man promises to set himself on fire over frozen funds  Greece
04/11
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Thessaloniki: Elderly Takes Hostage in State Loans Fund & Threatens to Set himself on Fire.
Elderly man promises to set himself on fire over frozen funds  Greece
05/11
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A policeman guards the scene. Staff was evacuated, while the bank director and police negotiators were trying to dissuade the man from carrying out the threat.
Elderly man promises to set himself on fire over frozen funds  Greece
06/11
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Thessaloniki: Elderly Takes Hostage in State Loans Fund & Threatens to Set himself on Fire.
Elderly man promises to set himself on fire over frozen funds  Greece
07/11
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Thessaloniki: Elderly Takes Hostage in State Loans Fund & Threatens to Set himself on Fire.
Elderly man promises to set himself on fire over frozen funds  Greece
08/11
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Policemen guard the scene. Staff was evacuated, while the bank director and police negotiators were trying to dissuade the man from carrying out the threat.
Elderly man promises to set himself on fire over frozen funds  Greece
09/11
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Inside the Loans building after throwing petrol around a room, and himself. Staff was evacuated, while the bank director and police negotiators were trying to dissuade the man from carrying out the threat.
Elderly man promises to set himself on fire over frozen funds  Greece
10/11
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A policeman guards the scene. Staff was evacuated, while the bank director and police negotiators were trying to dissuade the man from carrying out the threat.
Elderly man promises to set himself on fire over frozen funds  Greece
11/11
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Police said the man had been accused in the past of gambling offences, and allegedly illegally gained funds in his possession were temporarily placed in the Deposits and Loans Fund.
  • Elderly man promises to set himself on fire over frozen funds  Greece
  • Elderly man promises to set himself on fire over frozen funds  Greece
  • Elderly man promises to set himself on fire over frozen funds  Greece
  • Elderly man promises to set himself on fire over frozen funds  Greece
  • Elderly man promises to set himself on fire over frozen funds  Greece
  • Elderly man promises to set himself on fire over frozen funds  Greece
  • Elderly man promises to set himself on fire over frozen funds  Greece
  • Elderly man promises to set himself on fire over frozen funds  Greece
  • Elderly man promises to set himself on fire over frozen funds  Greece
  • Elderly man promises to set himself on fire over frozen funds  Greece
  • Elderly man promises to set himself on fire over frozen funds  Greece

Police in northern Greece have evacuated state-owned bank, Thessaloniki's Deposits and Loans Fund, after an elderly man carrying a weapon threatened to set himself on fire over a dispute on frozen funds.

A thriller is took place in Thessaloniki, with an elderly man to have taken hostage the director of Loan and Consignment Fund.
According to reports, the well-dressed man, 72, entered the office of the director, purred gazoline on the floor and threatened to set himself on fire. The man allegedly claims money from the Fund.

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