Athens fires kills twenty injure 100

Greece fire  20 people have been killed by raging wildfires in Greece, government spokesman Dimitris Tzanakopoulos said, as cited by AP. He added at least 100 people have been taken to the hospital with injuries, many of them in serious condition.

The three huge fires fueled by powerful winds burned near the Greek capital, Athens.

Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras earlier said the country’s firefighting services were not able to control the disaster. Greece has requested international assistance to deal with the calamity.

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