Gunman kills three at Greek shipping company

ATHENS  -  A man shot three people dead at the premises of a shipping company in a coastal suburb of Athens on Monday before killing himself, a Greek police source said.

The shooter broke into the build­ing in Glyfada belonging to European Product Carriers and killed two men and a woman before barricading himself inside, the source told AFP.

Greek media reported the gun­man was an Egyptian employee of the company who had been made redundant and that he was found dead in the basement with his weap­on next to him. A police source told AFP that preliminary findings point­ed to a suicide. Police earlier said officers entered the building and evacuated two women the shooter had locked in the toilets.

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