Regional units of Greece

Baby with severe burns dies at Larissa hospital

A 17-month-old baby girl died at a university hospital in Larissa, central Greece on Thursday with severe burns to her body.

The child had been rushed to Larissa from a hospital in the nearby town of Trikala and was put in intensive care but died shortly after.

According to reports, the burns were caused by hot water and an investigation has been launched.

Four people drown in Greek seas in one day

Four people drowned in the Greek seas on Friday, the authorities said on Saturday.

Rescue workers pulled a 74-year-old man out of the water off the coast of Zacharo in the Ilia prefecture of the Peloponnese on Friday night.

Unconscious when he was put in an ambulance, the 74-year-old was declared dead on arrival at a local hospital.