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In Greece, 76 victims of forest fires were identified. | Espresso



 In Greece, 76 forest fires were identified

The authorities of Greece identified 76 people who were victims of forest fires, reports The Associated Press.

The official number of missing persons is eight. The number of deaths continues to be 91.

Rescue vessels and divers examine the coastal zone in search of bodies. Captured by surprise by fire people sometimes tried to escape from the sea, and some of them were drowned, the Correspondent reports.

Recall that the forest fire erupted on July 23, 40 kilometers north-east of Athens. The propagation of fire occurred very quickly – because of the strong gusts of wind. The main version of the causes of fire – unprecedented heat. The authorities also consider the version of arson.

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