November 15, 2017 / 10:50 AM / 5 days ago

At least five die in flash floods near Athens - fire brigade

ATHENS (Reuters) - At least five people died on Wednesday after a sudden downpour overnight in towns near Athens flooded roads and trapped residents in their homes and cars.

The fire brigade said three men and two women were found dead in or near buildings.

Reporting by Karolina Tagaris

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