Eighty-seven illegal migrants found in truck in Greece

The authorities in Greece discovered 87 illegal migrants in a truck around 40 kilometres north of the capital Athens, reports said Thursday.

Eighty-seven illegal migrants found in truck in Greece
The authorities in Greece discovered 87 illegal migrants in a truck around 40 kilometres north of the capital Athens, reports said Thursday.

The migrants were aged between 14 and 25 years. The majority were from Iraq and were said to be in a poor condition due to dehydration, Greek state radio NET reported.

The truck bearing Greek registration plates was parked near a factory off a motorway. There was no sign of the driver.

Two of the migrants had to be taken to a health centre, but were in no danger. Temperatures in Greece Thursday were around 40 degrees.

Police believe the truck entered Greece from Turkey.

DPA
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