Po­lice save 67 chat room users

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Of­fi­cers from the Greek po­lice’s elec­tronic crimes unit said yes­ter­day that they had averted the sui­cides of 67 peo­ple aged be­tween 13 and 48 who had up­loaded mes­sages in In­ter­net chat rooms since the be­gin­ning of the year ex­press­ing their in­ten­tions to take their own lives. Ac­cord­ing to po­lice, most of these peo­ple are young­sters. Some are al­leged to have con­sumed large quan­ti­ties of pills shortly af­ter post­ing their mes­sages on the In­ter­net but were saved af­ter of­fi­cers traced them and alerted their par­ents.

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