Tree collapses in village square, killing nine-year-old boy

A nine-year-old boy has been killed in a village in central Greece after a plane tree collapsed on top of him.

The accident happened on Sunday night in the central square of a village called Kombotades. The boy’s four-year-old sister was also injured. She was taken to the hospital in Lamia.

Local media reported that the tree’s trunk was rotten.