Two military nurses among Greek rescue team casualties in Libya


Two military nurses, Lieutenants Evangelia Andreadaki and Glykeria Memekidou, have been identified as two of the victims in a tragic car accident involving a Greek search-and-rescue team in Libya.

The team was en route from Benghazi to the flood-ravaged city of Derna when the accident occurred on Sunday.

According to Ekathimerini, Andreadaki had previously experienced the loss of her brother and uncle, who was an Air Force pilot, in separate traffic accidents and while on duty, respectively.

Read more: Five members of Greek rescue team killed and two missing in Libya

Five members of the Greek rescue team killed and two missing in Libya.

The other three victims included an officer from the Special Warfare Command’s Parachute Division and two civilians. The civilians, who volunteered for the mission, were the children of Kanakis Manadaliou, the president of the Greek community in Benghazi.

The Hellenic National Defence General Staff has not yet officially released the names of the deceased or the exact number of injured individuals.

In response to this tragedy, Defense Minister Nikos Dendias has declared a three-day period of mourning for the Armed Forces.

Source: Ekathimerini




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