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Death toll from Greek fires rises to 79

Death toll from Greek fires rises to 79

The death toll from forest fires that raged through seaside resorts near the Greek capital Athens has increased to 79 while the number of injured reached 187, according to an announcement by Fire Brigade spokesperson Stavroula Malliris on Wednesday.

She also said that some of the missing persons may be among the dead and reiterated that anyone looking for missing persons must contact the telephone number "199".

Source: amna-mpa