The number of victims of fires in Greece has risen to 87 people
The number of deaths as a result of forest fires in Greece on Friday, July 27, reached 87 people.
According to the publication Greek Reporter, the chief medical examiner Nikos Karakousis reported the 86 autopsies. Later it became known about the death of another victim at the Athens clinic.
On the eve reported 85 dead.
Minister of civil defense of Greece Nikos toskas said the same day that the cause of forest fires is likely to become arson.
Wildfires in Greece began on July 23. In Attica the state of emergency. Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras has declared three-day mourning for the victims.