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89-year-old woman arrested for daughter’s death

An 89-year-old woman from Corinth was arrested on Wednesday for beating her 57-year-old daughter who then died in hospital from her injuries.

According to state-run broadcaster ERT, the elderly woman hit her daughter who fell and hit her head. The victim was transferred to the local hospital in critical condition but she passed away.

The mother was led before a prosecutor.

Explosion destroys deli in northern Athens

A powerful explosion destroyed a deli in the northern suburb of Nea Erythraia, Athens, early Tuesday morning.

The incident took place at around 3 a.m. when unknown individuals riding on a motorcycle approached the store located at the junction of Venizelou and Strofyliou Streets, broke a glass pane, and threw a high-powered explosive device inside the store, police said.

Remains of man found in Cretan gorge

Firefighters and police in Crete have retrieved the body of an unidentified man from Aradena gorge, after the remains were spotted by a hiker as he was crossing a metal bridge over the ravine.

According to information from the Hania bureau of state broadcaster ERT, the body is that of a middle-aged American citizen, whose car has already been found.

Two brothers die in Zakynthos house fire

Two brothers have died in a house fire on the island of Zakynthos.

Firefighters found the remains of the two men, aged 43 and 54, during an operation to extinguish a fire in a detached house in Zakynthos town.

Investigators are examining the cause of the fatal blaze.

Public broadcaster ERT has said initial indications attribute the blaze to a short circuit.

Teen hit by speeding car in Voula

A 15-year-old girl was hit by a speeding car in the southern Athenian suburb of Voula on Thursday morning, state-run broadcaster ERT reported.

According to the report, the girl was crossing the street at the junction between Vouliagmenis Avenue and Agiou Ioannou Street at 8.30 a.m. when the car struck her. ERT said the 59-year-old female driver appears to have run a red light.