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The Latest: Death toll in Greek floods rises to at least 9

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ATHENS, Greece - The Latest on flooding in Greece : 3:50 p.m. Greece's fire department says two more bodies have been recovered from an area on the western outskirts of Athens hit by major flash floods, bringing the total death toll attributed to the flooding to nine.
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Flash floods on Athens outskirts leave at least 5 dead

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ATHENS, Greece - Flash floods in the Greek capital's western outskirts Wednesday turned roads into raging torrents of mud and debris, killing at least five people, inundating homes and businesses and knocking out a section of a highway. The coast guard said it recovered two more bodies from the sea near the area of flooding. Authorities said they believed the two men, one aged in his mid-50s and the other around 80, had been swept into the sea by the flash flood. If confirmed, it would put the death toll at seven.
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Flash floods on Athens outskirts leave 5 dead, 4 missing

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ATHENS, Greece - Flash floods in the Greek capital's western outskirts Wednesday converted roads into raging torrents of mud and debris, killing at least five people and inundating homes and businesses. The fire department said another four people were reported missing by their families, and crews were searching for them.
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The Latest: Flood death toll at 5 in Greek capital region

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ATHENS, Greece - The Latest on flooding in Greece :
1 p.m.
Greek authorities say a fifth person has died in flash flooding on the western outskirts of Athens, while four more people have been reported missing after an overnight storm converted roads into raging torrents of mud and debris, inundating roads, homes and businesses.
The fire department said the fifth fatality, a woman, was found dead near a road in the Mandra area. Earlier, the bodies of two men were found in the yards of two separate businesses, while a man and a woman were found dead Wednesday morning in their flooded home in...
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Flash floods on Athens outskirts leave 5 dead, 4 missing

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Flash floods on the western outskirts of the Greek capital have converted roads into raging torrents of mud and debris, killing at least two people and inundating homes and businesses
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Greek fire department says fourth person found dead in flash flooding on outskirts of Athens

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Greek capital floods leave 3 dead; roads, homes inundated

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ATHENS, Greece - Flash floods on the Greek capital's western outskirts Wednesday converted roads into raging torrents of mud and debris, killing at least three people and inundating homes and businesses.
One woman died in her flooded home in the Megara area, while a man's body was also recovered from another flooded home in the area, the fire department said. The body of another man was later found in the yard outside a local business.
The flooding came after severe weather overnight, with a storm hitting the area with driving rain.
Firefighters received at least 340 calls for help to pump...
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The Latest: Third death in floods in Greek capital region

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Greek authorities say a third person has died in flash flooding on the western outskirts of Athens, after an overnight storm converted roads into raging torrents of mud and debris, inundating roads, homes and businesses
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