Officials report that the number of dead has risen to 74 after one of Greece’s deadliest wildfire disasters caused death and destruction in sections of the Attica region around Athens.
Among the dead are families with children that authorities found clasped in a final embrace as they tried to escape the blaze.
Officials said that at least 187 people, including 23 children, have been injured, while the exact number of missing people remains uncertain.
BBC News tweeted a video featuring a compilation of clips showing the extent of the widespread devastation.
— BBC News (World) (@BBCWorld) July 24, 2018
USA Today published a video with drone footage showing the aftermath from high above, including houses all but reduced to ashes and smoke still rising from the scorched land.
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