A 77-year-old Greek man has committed suicide in central Athens by the nation’s parliament, shooting himself with a handgun in apparent financial desperation.Eyewitness reports say that the man shouted “So I won’t leave debts for my children” before turning the gun on himself.Also this is telling us something. And it can happen here, too. When will people wake up!
Prior to the downturn Greece had the lowest suicide rate in Europe at 2.8 for every 100,000 inhabitants. However, this figure has now almost doubled, with police reporting over 600 suicide cases in 2010 and 2011 respectively. Attempted suicides are also on the up.