Police officers at the entrance of Petraki Monastery in Athens, Greece on Wednesday after a priest attacked bishops with caustic acid. Photo: Reuters Police officers at the entrance of Petraki Monastery in Athens, Greece on Wednesday after a priest attacked bishops with caustic acid. Photo: Reuters
Police officers at the entrance of Petraki Monastery in Athens, Greece on Wednesday after a priest attacked bishops with caustic acid. Photo: Reuters
Greece

Greek bishops hospitalised with burns after attack with caustic liquid during church meeting

  • A 37-year-old priest, who was facing a hearing over drug-related offences, was arrested and detained for questioning
  • Police said it was not immediately clear what liquid was used, but that the victims were being treated for burns

Topic |   Greece
Police officers at the entrance of Petraki Monastery in Athens, Greece on Wednesday after a priest attacked bishops with caustic acid. Photo: Reuters Police officers at the entrance of Petraki Monastery in Athens, Greece on Wednesday after a priest attacked bishops with caustic acid. Photo: Reuters
Police officers at the entrance of Petraki Monastery in Athens, Greece on Wednesday after a priest attacked bishops with caustic acid. Photo: Reuters
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