Greece fire forces evacuation

Posted on AllSides July 24th, 2023
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ATHENS, Greece -- Some 19,000 people have been evacuated from the Greek island of Rhodes as wildfires burned for a sixth day on three fronts, Greek authorities said Sunday. The Ministry of Climate Change and Civil Protection said it was "the largest evacuation from a wildfire in the country." Local police said 16,000 people were evacuated by land and 3,000 by sea from 12 villages and several hotels. Six people were briefly treated at a hospital for respiratory problems. A person who fell and broke a leg during a hotel...

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