Greece shuts schools and Acropolis as heatwave hits

By Angeliki Koutantou and Stelios Misinas
Updated June 12 2024 - 8:35pm, first published 8:29pm
The ancient site of Acropolis in Greece has closed to the public for five hours due to a heatwave. (AP PHOTO)
The ancient site of Acropolis in Greece has closed to the public for five hours due to a heatwave. (AP PHOTO)

Greece has shut the ancient Acropolis tourist site, suspended schools and stationed medics across Athens as it faces the first heatwave of the summer.

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