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Greece announces three days of mourning for victims

Greece announces three days of mourning for victims

Greece announces three days of mourning for victims

Greece announces three days of mourning for victims

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  • Greece has declared a three-day period of mourning.
  • At least 36 people have been confirmed dead.
  • And the victim identification process has started.
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Greece has proclaimed a three-day period of mourning, starting on Wednesday, according to government authorities.

The flag will fly at half-mast throughout this time.

“I understand he (Prime Minister) is very close to the scene and is expected to speak,” Greek PM Kyriakos Mitsotakis’ team told Media.

Katerina Sakellaropoulou, the president of Greece, has also declared that she will return to Greece early from a trip to Moldova.

According to his office, Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis will visit the scene of a train accident in central Greece’s Tempi region on Wednesday.

The Greek Fire Service reports that after two trains collided in Greece on Tuesday night, at least 36 individuals have been confirmed dead.

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According to Greek Health Minister Thanos Plevris, the victim identification process has started.

Speaking outside the hospital in Larissa, Plevris said: “As you understand this is a terrifying process for parents and relatives who are here. We will help them as much as we can.”

He said there were “some difficulties” in the identification process, but added that, “Those injured are in relatively good condition.”

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