At least 129 detained in large police sweep after shooting in downtown Athens

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At least 129 people had been detained in downtown Athens by Friday afternoon as part of an ongoing police operation to find the culprits behind a shooting that left one dead and one injured in what authorities believe is a turf war between competing criminal gangs.

Earlier in the day, state broadcaster ERT showed officers speaking to numerous people in Menandrou Street, the same area where the fatal shooting took place on Thursday night.

A journalist said officers were asking foreign nationals to produce legal identification documents.

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At least 129 detained in large police sweep after shooting in downtown Athens


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