Greek army forces and riot police ramped up security this morning as voters flocked to the polls to decide on their country’s future.
A secret plan has been drawn up to ensure troops can cope if there is widespread public disorder following today’s referendum, which will see nearly 10 million citizens decide on whether
Greece should accept Europe’s latest bailout package and introduce tougher austerity measures.
From as early as 7am, residents could be seen queuing outside polling stations ready to mark their 74-word ballot paper with a tick in the ‘Yes’ or ‘No’ box.
Initial reports have suggested turnout is ‘high’, officials from political party Syriza said.