Greek beats back wildfires

Firefighters in Greece on Saturday succeeded in bringing two large wildfires in Athens and the Peloponnese under control, but an off-duty police officer is believed to have died in the flames. A body found in the Athens district of Kareas, where the fire broke out on Friday, was confirmed to be a missing 47-year-old police officer, who was on leave and had failed to return home from a walk in the area according to his wife.

 

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