The death of a 78-year-old burns patient in hospital has raised the total number killed by the July 23 fire in eastern Attica to 97, the fire brigade said on Monday.
New Democracy (ND) leader Kyriakos Mitsotakis said that those responsible for the destruction at Mati and the loss of lives will be called to face the consequences, during a visit to the fire-stricken area on Thursday.
A 95-year old woman that has been hospitalised in Thriassio Hospital intensive care unit, victim of the major wildfire in the Attica coastal village of Mati, died on Monday raising the death toll of Mati wildfire to 91.
New Democracy press spokeswoman, Maria Spyraki launched an attack against the government on Sunday, saying that the tragedy of the Mati fires unveiled its incompetency.
The death toll from the fires at Mati last month hit 90 after a man, aged 85, who had been hospitalised with severe burns passed away on Sunday, authorities said.
Just after standing down from his position on Friday, Citizen Protection Minister Nikos Toskas thanked Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras for the trust he had shown him.
Everyone following the news on Greece has come the last few days across the numerous bank accounts available where you can donate money to assist the survivors of the wildfires in the East Attica region. It is indeed very touching seeing…
The number of dead from the deadly eastern Attica fire has risen after another burns victim died of her injuries in hospital on Friday. According to the health ministry, the latest victim is a woman that died in an ICU in Evangelismos…
The death toll from the fires in Mati last week has risen to 87, authorities said on Thursday. A total number of 81 bodies have been identified, plus four more victims that died while receiving treatment in hospital.
The government is trying to shrug off its responsibilities for the disaster in Mati by pointing to past urban planning violations but has failed to carry out thousands of demolitions ordered by courts on its watch, main opposition New…