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20 Dead, 104 Injured in Greece Forest Fires

  • As many as 20 people are killed in forest fires in Greece, as stated by the government. Many people have evacuated their homes near the Athens, the capital. Firefighters are doing their part, plus, a search and rescue operation is also on for 10 tourists who took to a boat to escape the deadly fires. Up till now 104 people have been reported to be injured and out of them 11 are in critical condition. In the list of casualties, there are 16 children.Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras has told the press “We will do whatever is humanly possible to control it.”