Woman dies in hospital, raising wildfire death toll to 98

TAGS: Fire

The death toll in last month’s wildfire in eastern Attica has reached 98, according to the fire service on Thursday.

In a short statement, the fire service said the latest victim is a 83-year-old woman, who had suffered serious burns and died in Athens' KAT hospital, at about 5 a.m. this morning. 

A total of 83 people were killed in the deadly blaze while 15 subsequently died in hospital.