Greek Fire Death Toll at 94
Reports said the latest casualty was a 57-year-old woman.
The government had insisted that with winds blowing at speeds of up to 120 kilometers an hour, there was little time to mount an effective evacuation.
As a result, many drivers were inadvertently diverted into Mati's narrow streets and trapped. Residents fleeing the flames with just the clothes on their backs were also left unaided on the beaches for hours.
A judicial investigation into possible faults by state officials is underway. The relatives of two people who perished in the fires have also sued the authorities for negligence and exposure to danger. More lawsuits are expected. (AFP) KUN
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