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  • bob_denard
    Senior Member
    • Apr 2015
    • 1534

    Mob of Afghans attack new arrivals at over-crowded Lesbos camp with sticks

    Mob of Afghans attack new arrivals at over-crowded Lesbos camp with sticks as Europe's worsening weather and tighter border controls force more migrants to head for Greece

    Dozens of new arrivals to an over-crowded refugee camp in Lesbos were attacked with sticks by a mob of Afghans

    Violence erupted as Greek authorities revealed the country had witnessed a surge in migrant arrivals in recent days

    Fears about Europe's worsening weather and tighter border controls have caused more migrants to head for Greece

    The UN refugee agency said it had registered a clear 'spike in arrivals' that left some 27,500 packed on Greek islands

    Violence erupted at an over-crowded refugee camp in Lesbos today as dozens of new arrivals were attacked by a mob of Afghans wielding sticks.

    Greece has witnessed a surge in migrant arrivals in recent days amid fears of worsening weather and closing borders inside Europe, the United Nations and Greek authorities said.

    The UN refugee agency said it had registered a clear 'spike in arrivals' that left some 27,500 packed on Greek islands by Tuesday morning.

    A high-ranking Greek police official told AFP that of the 8,000 people who landed in Greece on Monday, 5,000 crowded onto the already overwhelmed island of Lesbos.
    Read more: Mob of Afghans attack new arrivals at over-crowded Lesbos camp with sticks | Daily Mail Online

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