Greek fire victims sue authorities over deaths in Mati

Locals try to extinguish a fire at a nearby house as a wildfire burns at the village of Mati, near Athens, Greece, July 23, 2018. REUTERS/Alkis Konstantinidis/Files

ATHENS (Reuters) – The relatives of a woman and a man killed in a wildfire near Athens last week sued state authorities, the fire brigade and the police over their deaths, a judicial source said on Wednesday. The authorities could be liable for criminal charges such as involuntary manslaughter, bodily harm, exposure that led to […]

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