Flooding in Greece: Missing 63-Year-Old in Rhodes Found Dead



    Rhodes-disasterShortly after 2 pm, the body of 63-year-old missing person, Giannis Bairamis was found by rescuers. He is the third person to lose his life in the deadly natural disaster that struck the island of Rhodes, Greece.

    The island is currently counting its wounds, while relatives and friends mourn the loss of their loved ones .

    Most rescuers make superhuman efforts to locate the last missing person, a 50-year teacher, colleague of the dead 27-year old woman. They were riding together in a vehicle that was swept away by the torrent.

    The extended rescue mission, which continued into this morning, involved the Greek Fire Department, the Special Unit Dealing with Catastrophes, the Hellenic Coast Guard and two Super Pumas. Later in the day, rescuers will be assisted by army forces, 8 commandos, 50 soldiers of the military command in Rhodes, and an excavator and a loader.