Greek firefighters battle ‘raging’ forest fire near Athens
A blaze on the island of Evia is one of more than 100 burning across Greece.
A wildfire that tore through a forest on the outskirts of the capital, Athens, has now receded – but has destroyed homes and businesses.
The capital is now blanketed in a thick layer of smoke, and residents have been told to stay inside to protect themselves from pollution.
The country is facing its most severe heatwave in 30 years – with a risk of more fires to come.
Al Jazeera’s Zein Basravi reports from Athens, Greece.
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