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Riots in Greece

Riots in Athens and other cities happened overnight after an elite police corps shot dead a teen in the Greek capital, reports CNN.

The officer who shot the teen has been charged with murder with malicious intent and suspended from duty, police said.

A police statement said that incident started when six youths pelted a police car with stones. The teen was shot as he tried to throw a fuel-filled bomb at the officers.

Demonstrators barricaded streets and threw petrol bombs. Storefronts were smashed and businesses were burned. More violence is feared.

The Greek government has condemned the shooting and is calling for a calm in the rioting.