Man dies in house blaze in northern Greece


A 71-year-old man died when a fire started in his house in a village of northern Greece early Thursday morning.

The first to be alerted to the blaze were his neighbours in the community of Zygos, in the regional unit of Kavala, who called the fire department. The firemen managed to put out the flames but could not rescue the elderly man.

The cause of the blaze remains unknown.