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Wednesday, July 25, 2018

Greece wildfires: pursued by an inferno, they ran into the sea as their town burned and 76 died

A heavy silence hangs over the burnt-out car wrecks and charred animal remains in Mati, a small coastal town east of Athens which on Tuesday was a picture of ash-covered desolation. Fires have killed at least 76 people in this area, the authorities say, about a third them on the same plot of land. The scorched bodies of 26 victims at a single villa were found huddled in groups of four or five, including small children, said Vassilis Andriopoulos, a Red Cross rescuer on site. Perhaps they were...