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News Greek floods bring more flak over government’s handling of disasters

ATHENS — The government of Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis has come under attack for its handling of another natural disaster, as the death toll from severe flooding in central Greece rose to 10 people and the extent of the calamity remained unknown.

With whole villages under water, rescue crews in helicopters, boats and bulldozers continued on Saturday to evacuate residents from rooftops, amid fears that the number of missing could rise sharply. Local media reporting apocalyptic scenes with dead bodies floating in the water.

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Source of information politico
Geographical coverage Greece,
News date 12/09/2023
Working language(s) ENGLISH