Greece: Tourist in Crete injured by stray bullet

Posted on August 5, 2013 • Filed under: Greece, Tourist Injured

According to, a tourist on holiday on the Greek island of Crete, was enjoying his drink at the bar of the hotel he is staying. Suddenly, he felt an intense burning pain in his leg. The hotel owner called a doctor, who found the tourist had been injured by a bullet. The tourist was transferred to the hospital in Rethymno, accompanied by the hotel owner and the doctor. The unfortunate tourist, who has suffered an injury on his left thigh, but which was not a through-and-through one, went into surgery at 12:00 to have the bullet removed. Read article

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