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Death toll from western Attica floods reaches 20

The number of deaths from last Wednesday’s flash floods in western Attica has reached 20 after one more body was found on Sunday.

The body was detected close to the car depot where another body was found on Saturday. It has not yet been determined whether it belongs to a man or woman. The fire department was searching for 3 missing persons since last Thursday, as 3 bodies were found on Saturday.

Meanwhile, citizens from more than a thousand destroyed homes braved more  torrential rain over the weekend, without electricity or potable water. Although, the state has ben slow to respond to the humanitarian aspects of the crisis, aid from individual citizens, other municipalities, businesses of all sizes keeps pouring in, in efforts to keep the people warm and fed.

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