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Athens: Six people have been fatally shot in an attack in a seaside town near Athens, Greek police said on Monday. There was no immediate indication of the motive behind the attack.

A police statement said the bodies were discovered on Monday evening in Artemida, about 20 kilometers (12 miles) east of Athens. It provided no further detail on the circumstances of the shooting or the identities of the victims.

State-run ERT television said three of the bodies were found inside a car, and that a handgun is believed to have been used in the shootings.