NEWS LATEST UPDATE:

Death toll in wildfires rises to 97

TAGS: Fires

The death toll in last month’s wildfire in eastern Attica has reached 97, according to the fire service.

In a short statement, the fire service said that 83 people were killed in the deadly blaze while 14 subsequently died in hospital.

The latest fatality is a 78-year-old man, who died of his burns injuries in Thriasio hospital, in western Attica. 

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