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Greece to tear down unlicensed constructions after killer blaze

August 7, 2018 11:59 AM
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ATHENS (Reuters) - Greece will demolish thousands of illegal constructions, Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras said on Tuesday, after unlicensed building was blamed for trapping dozens of people killed in a wildfire on July 23.

Tsipras, whose government has been accused of a slow response to the disaster, said the demolition of 3,200 buildings would start immediately in the Attica region, which includes the capital Athens.

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