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. Last Updated: 07/27/2016

WORLD BEAT: Twenty Arrested at Party of the Gods




ATHENS, Greece -- Twenty people were arrested at a rave party early Sunday at the foot of Mount Olympus, after police raided a nightclub and confiscated a small quantities of drugs, authorities said.


Police seized small amounts of cannabis, Ecstasy and LSD at the club Kavo Dimo, which was hosting a private birthday party.


The arrests were made at the village of Plaka, 382 kilometers north of Athens and directly under Greece's highest mountain. Olympus stands 2,917 meters high and was the mythological home of the ancient Greek gods and throne of Zeus.


Those arrested, most in their early 20s, will appear before a public prosecutor Monday.