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February 24, 2020

British Tourist Goes Missing During Hike in Greece’s Epirus Region


A British tourist who was staying at a hotel in Konitsa, northwestern Greece, has been missing since Sunday, authorities announced on Tuesday.

The 26-year old man left on Sunday morning, saying that he was going hiking in the Zagoria district.

His father called the 112 emergency number on Monday and a rescue operation was immediately launched. The missing man’s car was found at 20:00 on Monday evening near the village of Mikro Papigo.

According to his father, the signal of the Briton’s cellphone was lost and the device now appears to be deactivated.

The rescue operation for the missing man resumed at the first light of the day on Tuesday.

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