Greece's Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras visits the burnt area of Mati, east of Athens, Monday, July 30, 2018.(Greek Prime Minister's Office via AP)
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Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras met survivors of a wildfire that killed at least 91 people during his first visit to the town of Mati Monday, after facing criticism for the government's response to the blaze. Fires began a week ago in the coastal resort, which is 27 kilometers east of Athens, and Tsipras has been attacked by opposition parties for the government's handling of the disaster, which also left dozens injured.A total of 25 people are still missing and 28 bodies have yet to be identified, the fire brigade said Sunday.Tsipras' visit comes a week after the disaster and aides said that he had been busy coordinating the response from Athens.
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