Over 70 Dead, 100s Hurt/Missing As Greek Wildfires “Struck Like A Flamethrower”

 

 

Over 70 Dead, 100s Hurt/Missing As Greek Wildfires “Struck Like A Flamethrower”

ZeroHedge.com

Greece is on fire…

As of the latest press briefing, the Greek Fire Service reported the number of dead from the devastating Athens wildfires has surged to at least 76.

As of the latest press briefing, the Greek Fire Service reported the number of dead from the devastating Athens wildfires has surged to at least 76.

The number of injured is 164 adults and 23 children. Ten of the adults were in intensive care units in Athens hospitals.

Survivors of the wildfires have described how they were forced into the sea by a blaze that “struck like a flamethrower”.

“The flames were chasing us all the way to the water,” said one victim.

Meanwhile, the bodies of 26 adults and children who apparently died hugging each other were found close to the sea.

However,  as KeepTalkingGreece.com reports, there is total confusion about the number of missing – unconfirmed information speak of 50 people, other claims of 100 missing.

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