‘Greece has burned’: thousands flee Athens suburb as wildfire spreads – video

‘Greece has burned’: thousands flee Athens suburb as wildfire spreads – video

Thousands of people were forced to flee Thrakomakedones, a suburb of the Greek capital, after strong winds spread wildfires that burned down homes.

More than 50 wildfires are burning across Greece as the worst heatwave in more than 30 years has hit the country. 

Tens of thousands of acres of forestland, homes and buildings have been destroyed and the prime minister, Kyriakos Mitsotakis, has promised a radical shift in the country’s approach to the climate emergency.

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