Migrant Shot Dead by Greek Police as Border Clashes Grow
Greek border police have shot dead a Syrian migrant attempting to reach Europe as clashes grow following Turkey’s announcement that the border was “open.”
The Greek border is being besieged by thousands of migrants convinced they can reach EU welfare havens following Ankara’s decision to stand down.
Following clashes that saw migrants pelt police with rocks and other objects, one victim was shot through the mouth and died at the scene.
“This is the first reported death among immigrants trying to cross the border from Turkey to Greece,” tweeted journalist Jenan Moussa. “A Syrian man is shot dead by