The searches for the location of two people who went missing on Mount Athos remain fruitless and this morning an operation was set up to find them by the Fire Brigade and EMAK.
As the deputy commander of Mount Athos, Aristos Kasmiroglou, told APE-MPE, these are two Ukrainian pilgrims, members of a 9-member group of compatriots whose traces were lost at the foot of Mount Athos.
"They were cut off from the group on a hike and have been ignored ever since," said Mr. Kasmiroglou, stressing that mild weather conditions prevail today and a helicopter has been added to the research operation.
It is recalled that the search for the two pilgrims began shortly after 7 in the morning, while the competent service was notified around 6 in the morning. 8 firefighters with members of the Mountaineering Search-Rescue Team (OOED) of the 2nd EMAK have gone to the spot.