Greek police arrest suspected anarchist militant

Greek police say they have arrested a suspected member of a radical anarchist group that has mounted a string of small bombings over the past year.

A police statement says the 21-year-old unemployed man was arrested Monday in a southern Athens suburb. Another six people have been arrested since September for alleged membership of in Conspiracy Nuclei of Fire group.

Police said the youth’s fingerprints were allegedly found on a plastic bag and a pamphlet seized in a suspected group safehouse.

The radical anarchists have claimed a series of bombings on politicians, using small devices that caused no injury, as well as a small bomb that exploded in front of Greece’s parliament building on Jan. 9.

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