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Tragedy on Mt Olympus: Avalanche kills two hikers

An avalanche killed two men who went for a hike on the Mountain Olympus, the highest mountain in Greece. A third member of the group escaped the deadly snow and called rescuers. The tragedy took place in the area of Xerolaki at a height of 2,600 meters. Team from rescue …

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Hikers tragedy: Singapore couple, Greek instructor die in Xylokastro gorge

A couple from Singapore and a Greek 40-year-old instructor assistant found a tragic death in Agios Loukas gorge in Xylokastro on Saturday.  Another Greek, the chief instructor was found alive but injured by rescue teams on Sunday. The four hikers attempted to descent the gorge of Agios Loukas on Saturday …

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Two missing climbers on Voras Mountains (Kajmakcalan) confirmed dead

After a search and rescue operation that lasted almost 24 hours, rescue teams managed to approach the two climbers who have been missing on Voras Mountains – Kajmakcalan – at the borders across Greece and FYROM since Saturday noon. The bodies of a 26-year-old woman and a 35-year-old man were …

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