( THESSALONIKI, Greece) —– Greek authorities state that a 4-year-old Iraqi kid has actually been eliminated and 27 others hurt when a van bring migrants struck a truck while getting away cops in northern Greece.
Police stated Saturday that the 2 traffickers, consisting of the 24-year-old Iraqi chauffeur, were amongst the hurt.
The van, with Bulgarian license plates, stopped working to stop at an authorities checkpoint. The chauffeur left the highway at high speed and hit a truck late Friday about 80 kilometers (50 miles) east of Thessaloniki. The Greek truck motorist wasn’t hurt.
The migrants are from Iraq, Somalia and Bangladesh. 5 of the hurt were minors, 2 of them seriously.
Smuggling gangs charge high charges to squeeze migrants into little lorries at the border with Turkey and bring them to Thessaloniki, and mishaps are regular.
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