Investigations are underway to locate a 79-year-old missing person on Mount Athos. The elderly man was hosted by his son, who is a monk at the cell of the Elevation of Cross, and his traces have been missing since last Thursday, April 23.
The 79-year-old’s disappearance was reported to the police by his son, but so far the investigations have been fruitless.
Since early this morning, an eight-member rescue team of the Hellenic Rescue Team from Thessaloniki, Kavala and Halkidiki is on Mount Athos to assist the authorities in the search for the missing elderly man in the area of the Karakalou Monastery. They contribute by using a drone and offering special climbing equipment.