Moment snowbound Greek islanders airlifted
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Helicopter rescue for snowbound islanders

The Greek air force has taken six people trapped in heavy snow on Skopelos in the Aegean Sea to the island's port.

The tourist island has been one of the hardest hit by the cold snap, leaving villages cut off and affecting power and water supplies.

  • 12 Jan 2017
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