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Death toll rises as wildfire ravages Greece - in pictures

Fire swept through the Greece coastline killing 50

At least 50 people died and more than 100 were injured when a wildfire swept through a small resort in eastern Greece, with many victims trapped by flames as they fled.

The fire in Mati, about 30 kilometres east of Athens, was by far the country's worst since flames devastated the southern Peloponnese peninsula in 2007, killing dozens.

Read more: Greece ravaged by wildfires: 'Mati doesn't even exist as a settlement anymore'

Updated: July 24, 2018 11:20 AM

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