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Russ indicted for attempted murder in Greece

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Russ indicted for attempted murder on Ios

A Norwegian Russ (to be) is arrested and charged with attempted murder after a brawl on the Greek island of Ios, police tells VG.

The budding, male Russ allegedly attempted to strike another highschool student with a bottle. He is now in jail on the island of Naxos, his Norrwegian Lawyer, Kim Gerdts, of the law firm Rogstad, tells VG.

The male Russ allegedly attempted to hit another man with a bottle. He is now in jail on the island of Naxos, says his Lawyer, Kim Gerdts, of the law firm Rogstad to

Several media have written that Norwegian youth, who will be Russ next year, have travelled to Ios this week. At least 600 Norwegian Russ is expected, reports Aftenposten. Many of these select tailor-made party tours.



Embassy and Ministry of Foreign Affairs

The incident happened in connection with a hotel on Ios during the weekend, writes  Budstikka.

Both the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (UD) and the Norwegian Embassy in Greece are made aware of the violence episode. The Preventive Department of Oslo Police District is, however, not yet involved, according to the newspaper.

The offended’s father tells VG that his son is admitted to a hospital in Athens. He was injured in his neck during the incident.

“He’s been lucky. It seems that our son is faring well. We have received very good help from the tour organiser’s representatives on the spot. They can in no way be blamed for this. We know for sure that this could have happened anywhere and whenever,” the victim’s father tells VG.

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