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Part of the city of Lamia evacuated as wildfire burns houses

Residents of the city of Lamia in Central Greece were ordered to evacuate on Wednesday afternoon as a wildfire that has already burned down houses in the capital of the regional unit of Phthiotis. Καίγονται σπίτια στην #Λαμια ρε μλκς τα’δαμε όλα pic.twitter.com/Y7Q1vZOgYi — Kostas Anastopoulos (@KonAnastopoulos) July 26, 2023 …

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Court orders force-feeding of “17. November” convict Koufontinas on hunger & thirst strike

Judicial authorities ordered the force-feeding of “17. November” convict Dimitris Koufontinas who is on hunger strike on the 48th days and on thirst strike since Sunday. The order was reportedly issued following suggestion by doctors in Lamia hospital where he is in ICU since last week. According to international laws, …

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Greek police arrests man for keeping French woman imprisoned

A 34-year-old man in Central Greece has been arrested and charged for abduction after he was found to have a former girl friend, a French woman, imprisoned. Together with him, also his current girl friend, a 24-year-old Greek, has been charged for collaboration in the crime. The Greek man and …

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Public outcry forces PPC to reconnect power to lung-patient

It needed the media intervention for Greece’s Public Power Corporation to show a humane face. An exclusive report of local media Lamianow on Friday afternoon was reproduced by hundreds of local and national media, news websites and blogs and exposed the merciless power supply cut to a poor household thus …

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Lung-Patient hospitalized in serious condition after PPC cuts power to poor household

Outstanding debts? No settlement? Poverty? Sickness? Greek Public Power Company knows no mercy.  The public company sent a crew and cut the power supply to a couple that has been living under the poverty line and furthermore the man has been suffering from Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD), a lung …

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18-month-old baby in serious condition after ‘father’ gives it drugs

An 18-month-old baby was submitted to hospital in half-coma after the mother’s partner gave him drugs to keep it calm. The baby was initially taken to a hospital in Lamia, Central Greece, and from there to a hospital in Athens due to the severity of its health condition. The 17-year-old …

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One dead, flooded homes and agricultural land as summer storms strike Greece

One man lost his life, homes and shops were flooded and agricultural products were destroyed when storms stroke several regions in Greece. In the city of Lamia in Central Greece, a 62-year-old man lost his life in a sequence of tragic events. He had called the fire brigades to pump …

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Lamia: Surgeries in General Hospital suspended due to shortage of anesthesiologists

The governor of the General hospital in Lamia has suspended all operations of the surgery departments due to shortage of anesthesiologists. With 3,500 surgery operations per year, the General Hospital of Lamia is one of the biggest in Central Greece next to the ones in Larissa and Volos. According to …

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Lamia: Man cuts his wrists inside Social Security Fund

Panic in the Social Security Fund for Self-Employed (OAEE) on Tueaday  morning in Lamia, Central Greece. After an argument with an employee, a desperate man used a pocketknife and cut the veins on the wrist of his left hand. Blood started to flow, screams, panic. An ambulance took the man …

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The 500km Walk: Refugees try to reach Greece’s borders to FYROM on foot

Families with children, pregnant women, fragile elderly, people with disabilities … They picked up their belongings and started to walk. A long march, a 500-km Walk along Greece’s national highway to the north, the borders with FYROM. Several hundreds refugees started to walk towards Greece’s borders to FYROM on Wednesday, …

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Man’s best friend: Dog refuses to leave overturned car after traffic accident

A dog is not only man’s best friend but also man’s most loyal pet. A dog in Lamia refused to leave the car involved in a traffic accident until his owner, the driver, returned from the hospital. According to Lamiareport.gr , the accident occurred at a dangerous road spot near …

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