'At Least 50' Feared Dead In Greece Wildfires

'At Least 50' Feared Dead In Greece Wildfires
Andrew Lowth
Andrew Lowth

24 Jul 2018

It's feared at least 50 people have been killed as a result of wildfires in Greece.

According to an official from the Red Cross, 26 more bodies have been discovered at a seaside resort near the capital, Athens.

Earlier, the official death toll was reported by Greek authorities to be at 24.


IMAGE: Thanassis Stavrakis/AP/Press Association Images

More than 100 others have been injured, as flames began tearing through the country overnight, and a state of emergency has been called.

The Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras has returned from a trip abroad.