Greece wildfires: Death toll hits 80, thousands of homes burned

Rescuers struggle to find missing people after blazes destroy area near Athens.

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    The number of people who have died in Greece following wildfires near Athens has risen to 80 after the death of a survivor in hospital.

    Rescuers are searching the sea and on land as they try to track down people who are still unaccounted for following the blazes that have destroyed thousands of homes.

    Al Jazeera's Neave Barker reports.


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