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Outskirts of Athens evacuated as fire rages

Fire continues to rage on the outskirts of Athens as thousands of tourists and residents were evacuated. At least 1,450 Greek firefighters along with 15 aircraft are battling the infernos. The blazes in Greece are set to continue, with strong winds and temperatures of up to 38 degrees Celsius (100°F) forecast in some regions making it difficult to contain the fires.

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