Boy, 7, dies al­most a week af­ter in­jury in Easter cel­e­bra­tion

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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.

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