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3 people missing, 42 rescued when migrants boat capsized off Crete

Three people have been missing and 42 have been rescued after a boat carrying migrants came in distress 27 nautical miles south-west of the island of Crete early Thursday morning. The migrants had reportedly called the Italian search and rescue center, stating that they were on a boat in distress, …

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One man died, 4 people missing after migrants boat capsized off Samos

One man lost his life and four people reported missing, while 25 migrants have been rescued after a boat carrying migrants capsized off the island of Samos early Sunday morning. . Rescue efforts continue. Another tragic reminder of the risky journeys people continue to embark on in search of safety. …

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Lesvos: Two dead, one missing when boat crashes on rocky shore

Two people died and another person has been missing when a boat carrying migrants crashed on a rocky shore of Lesvos due to gale-force winds. The shipwreck happened in the area of Palios in Mandamado, northeast of the islands of Lesvos in the night Monday to tuesday, January 29-30, the …

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Body of missing 31-year-old man found; main suspect remanded

The body of a  31-year-old man missing since early January was discovered in a swamp area near Kampos Evinochoriou by Messolonghi, western Greece on Monday afternoon. The body was located by a specially trained police dog. A coroner who rushed to the swamp, identified it as belonging to the missing …

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Four people missing after migrants boat capsizes off Farmakonisi

Four migrants remain missing on Sunday, after their boat capsized off the island of  Farmakonisi on Saturday. 20 people reportedly managed to reach the land. A total of 62 people were rescued from the sea on a single day. Search And Rescue operation for the four missing persons continued on …

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SILVER ALERT: Do you know Maria Taylor? She was rescued from Symi sea area

Greece’s Service for missing persons LifelineHellas has issued an alert about a foreign national found in the country who is seeking for her family. She stated her name was Maria Taylor. According to the alert, an unidentified adult was found on 29. October 2023 in the sea area of the …

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Bones, skull of missing man found on west Attica mountains

Hunters found bones and a human skull in a remote place of the Gerania Mountains in western Attica on Saturday. The human remains were identified to belong to a missing man. Last Saturday noon, a hunter noticed that his dog was digging up bones through bushes in an remote area …

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3 dead, 2 missing after migrants boat sinks off Symi

A search and rescue operation was underway Monday after a dinghy carrying migrants sank overnight off the coast of the small eastern Greek island of Symi, leaving at least three people dead, the coast guard said. Eight people were rescued, with two of them transported to a hospital on the …

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Greece Floods: Death toll rises to 10; number of missing “unknown”

Death toll from storm Daniel and the floods it caused in Greece rose to 10, Civil Protection Minister Vassilis Kikilias announced on Friday afternoon. The dead are 3 men and seven women who lost their lives in Volos, Pilion in Magnisia as well as in Ellinopyrgo, Palamas, Astritsa and Marathea …

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Greece Floods: Death toll rise to 6. Ten missing. Evacuation launched (vids)

UPDATE: Death tool in the floods rose to six on Thursday afternoon, after rescuers found two elderly women dead in their home in the village Astritsa, Central Greece. Relatives of the two women,aged 75 and 80, had alerted authorities as they had no contact with them. Rescuers evacuating people in …

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Severe floods in Central Greece ‘drown’ dozens of villages, evacuations still due (picts, vids)

Dozens of villages in the regions of Karditsa and Trikala in the plain of Thessaly in central Greece have been flooded with the water reaching a height of up to 3 meters. Hundreds of desperate people are on roof tops waiting for rescue that it currently seems impossible. Βούλιαξαν. Λάσπη …

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Austrian newly wed couple missing in Pilio floods

An Austrian newly wed couple has been missing in the floods of Pilio, central Greece. they have been missing since Tuesday afternoon after the holiday accommodation they were staying in was swept away. The pair, said to be from the city of Graz and aged in the mid 30’s, were …

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Storm DANIEL: Two people dead, three missing, thousands trapped in flooded homes

Two people have died and three are being missing in the floods caused by storm Daniel sweeping Greece since Monday. According to the Fire Service, an 87-year-old woman who was missing from the  area Paltsi, Magnesia region, since Tuesday, was found in under a pile of wood on Wednesday morning. …

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Volos under water; one dead, one missing as DANIEL strikes central Greece (videos)

One man has died and another one is missing in Volos, central Greece, a region heavily hit by storm weather “Daniel” that has been bombarding the area with torrential rainfalls since Monday night. By Tuesday morning the bad weather deteriorated further as large amounts of water from the continuous rain …

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