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Greece: Rescuers find 26 bodies after devastating Mati wildfires02:10

Greece: Rescuers find 26 bodies after devastating Mati wildfires

Greece, Mati
July 24, 2018 at 21:17 GMT +00:00 · Published

Twenty six bodies were found on Argyros Coast in Mati on Tuesday.

The victims were allegedly trapped by rocks while attempting to escape the wildfires and are believed to have been killed by the flames.

The fire has claimed the lives of at least 50 people in the area between Rafina and Nea Makri, among them many young children.

The authorities are concerned that more lives could be endangered as numerous missing persons have been reported to the local fire unit.

According to local authorities, the number of the injured has reached 156, with 11 delivered to hospitals.

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Twenty six bodies were found on Argyros Coast in Mati on Tuesday.

The victims were allegedly trapped by rocks while attempting to escape the wildfires and are believed to have been killed by the flames.

The fire has claimed the lives of at least 50 people in the area between Rafina and Nea Makri, among them many young children.

The authorities are concerned that more lives could be endangered as numerous missing persons have been reported to the local fire unit.

According to local authorities, the number of the injured has reached 156, with 11 delivered to hospitals.

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