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Worst Forest Fires In Decade, 16 Dead, Greece Asks EU For Help

Date : 24th August 2007, Source : ENN



ATHENS - The worst forest fires to hit Greece in decades killed at least 16 people on Friday, including two French tourists, and Athens asked the European Union for urgent help. Six people including two firefighters and two French tourists died in a blaze near the town of Areopolis, on the southerly Peloponnese peninsula, where multiple fire fronts fanned by strong winds burned farms, homes and forests.

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