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Six killed as severe weather hits Greece
Two boys, aged eight and two, and six more people have reportedly died in the storms in Halkidiki.
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Six killed as severe weather hits Greece

A man rides a bicycle among debris after a storm at Nea Plagia village in Halkidiki region, northern Greece, Thursday, July 11, 2019. Photo: AP

Six foreign nationals, including two children, were killed and more than 100 other people injured after extreme weather struck northern Greece.

Two elderly Czech nationals were killed when strong winds swept away their travel trailer in Halkidiki, a woman and an eight-year-old boy, both Romanian nationals, were killed after a roof collapsed on a restaurant in Nea Plagia.

A 39-year-old man and a boy, aged two, also died after a tree fell on their vehicle.SBS.