Boy, 7, dies almost a week after injury in Easter celebration
The seven-year-old boy who was seriously injured by a flare on Easter Saturday has died in an Athens hospital, doctors said on Friday. The boy, who was not named, suffered serious head injuries when the flare exploded in the courtyard of Aghios Georgios Church in Drosia, near Halkida on Evia. He was being treated at Aghia Sofia Hospital, where he died on Friday morning. A 25-year-old man has been arrested for allegedly firing the marine flare.