Rescue operation underway for missing mountaineer

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Greek authorities have initiated a rescue operation since yesterday afternoon for a missing mountaineer in the area of Livadaki, Mount Olympus.

Police and fire brigade personnel were joined by a mountaineering group of nine people from the 2nd EMAK Special Disasters Unit and drone support in the search for the missing 36 year old man.

According to the police, the 36 year old had left for a climb on Mount Olympus on Saturday morning and has since not been contacted by his relatives.

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