Less than 24 hours after wildfires burned acres of pine trees forest and 100s of properties in Athens, Greece, the number of confirmed victims has risen to 65.Specifically, as Rafina Mayor Vangelis Bournous told local media, 11 more bodies have been recovered from the ashes, while the Hellenic Coast Guard announced its personnel recovered yet another body from the sea.
Moreover, Skai TV reports three more bodies were found in a house. So far, the unconfirmed death toll stands at 65. Another 156 people have been injured, with 11 of them hospitalised in critical condition.Bournous expressed fears the number of casualties could rise significantly and exceed 100, as rescue crews are now searching burned buildings and cars.
In addition, the Mayor of Rafina estimated that the properties in the area that have been severely damaged are no less than 1,500…
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