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UPD Big rescue operation underway after climber accident in Mt Olympus

A big rescue operation has been going on since Saturday morning to save a woman who has been injured in area Stephani in Mount Olympus. The health condition of the 35-year-old woman from FYROM (Skopje) is considered as serious. According to a statement, the Greek Rescue Team was informed about …

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4 migrants die, 5 injured when smuggler’s car dives off cliff in Northern Greece

Greek authorities say four people have died after a smuggler’s car carrying eight migrants drove off a 90-foot cliff during a police chase in northern Greece. Hospital officials say the other four migrants and the Pakistani driver of the overloaded vehicle were injured, one seriously, in the accident late Tuesday. …

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Austrian tourist suffers serious injuries in shocking kite surf accident on Naxos

A shocking accident on the island of Naxos. A 29-year-old Austrian tourist was seriously injured when strong winds swept away her kite surf. Carried away uncontrollably, she crashed on sun umbrellas, the roof of a restaurant and the wall of a beach hotel. Having suffered life-threatening injuries she tourist received …

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Mystery around Belgian tourist, 54, found dead in Athens

A Belgian national was found dead by passersby in Neos Kosmos district of Athens on Friday night. The man had a wound on the forehead. While police investigates the issue, a preliminary autopsy conducted on Saturday morning did not confirm initial suspicion that the Belgian tourist was shot. Police investigates …

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Greek Air Force recovers crashed Mirage 2000 from a depth of 580m VIDEO

From a depth of 580 meters, teams of the Greek Air Force recovered important parts of a Mirage 2000 that crashed into the sea area between the islands of Skopelos and Euboea. The Mirage 2000 crashed into the sea on May 29 2017. The 28-year-old pilot was rescued with a …

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Serres: Bus on school trip overturns, nine children, five parents injured

A bus carrying elementary school pupils and parents to a daily excursion overturned on Friday morning near Serres in Norther Greece. Nine children and five accompanying parents were injured. The bus driver claimed that a truck was blocking the road. The accident occurred short before 10 o’ clock Friday morning …

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British tourist killed in tragic water sports accident in Kefalonia

A British tourist was killed and another was injured in a tragic water sports accident at Makris Yalos area on the island of Kefalonia on Tuesday. A 58-year-old British national was killed on Tuesday while doing water sports at Makris Yalos on the island of Cephalonia. According to a statement …

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Porsche car crash: Scenarios and speculations

As the traffic police is seeking the causes of the incredible accident on Sunday, several scenarios and speculations are circulating on Greek media and websites –  not to mention the comments posted on social media. At the same time, the father of the family that was killed in the crash …

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Riots in Moria camp after woman and child killed in tragic gas explosion

Riots broke out at Moria detention camp on the island of Lesvos, when a cooking gas exploded killing an Afghan grandmother, 66, and her 5-year-old grandchild. Seriously injured were the mother, 25, and a sibling 4 years old; they were transferred to Athens for treatment with a C-120 helicopter. Another …

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UPD3 Tragedy with tourists: 4 dead, 15 injured as two boats collide off Aegina

A touristic boat and a speed boat collided south-west off the the island of Aegina on Tuesday noon. According to preliminary reports, three passengers died and four others were injured, while a search and rescue operation continues. According to latest information, among the dead is a 2-year-old child. The accident …

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Driver burns in his car on Athens Highway – “Victim was well-known publisher”

A car caught fire on the Attika Highway in Athens on Thursday afternoon and the driver was trapped in the car thus burning alive. The accident occurred 10 minutes before 3 pm on the road track to Elefsina and short before the Athens Exit. According to preliminary information, the car, …

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Doctor prescribes Aspirin for patient – Reason “Accident in Spaceship”

Did you know that there spaceships in Greece and that somebody can have an accident with it? Or in it? I’m sure you didn’t know. But apparently, there are. And not only there are, Greece’s Health System has made provision for such cases. It has “specific codes” to cover treatment …

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Ops! Trikala driverless bus needs …a driver?

The famous driverless bus of Trikala probably needs a driver or new settings. Several pedestrians got scared this morning to see that the town jewel lost its orientation,  and stranded on the sidewalk in the middle of the town. The bus halted what it seems one meter away from a …

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UPD Greek F-16 crashes in Spain; 11 dead, 21 injured (video)

A Greek F-16 fighter jet has crashed at the Albacete airbase in central Spain, killing two and injuring 10 people. According to Greek state NERIT TV, the accident occurred short after the fighter jet took off and that the jet suffered a big loss of thrust, that is the propulsive …

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Thessaloniki: Boy, 13, dies during Parkour jumping

A 13-year-old boy found a tragic death when he fell from the rooftop of a 6-storey building in downtown Thessaloniki, Northern Greece.  According to local media, the incident occurred while several boys were doing parkour jumping from rooftop to rooftop. At one point, the boy apparently lost control and fell …

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Accident in Greek Armed Forces: One dead, two injured

A bomb shell exploded on Wednesday morning in the firing area “Psilos Stalos” in Lavara, Didymoteicho, Northern Greece, killing one army office and seriously injuring two. According to Greek media, the blast occurred while the three deminers were trying to defuse a shell. One officer, 47,  died while on hospital …

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