Evros

Vehicle crammed with migrants crashes near Thessaloniki, 3 dead

Greek police say three people have been killed in northern Greece and another 12 were injured when a vehicle crammed with migrants crashed into an oncoming car and fell off a cliff.

The collision took place late Wednesday near the village of Areti, some 40 kilometers northeast of Thessaloniki.

Greek fashion firms revitalize centuries-old silk tradition

At Kostas Mouhtaridis' silk factory in Soufli, the non-stop "clunk-click" of the weaving machinery is a loud but welcome sound.
The factory is a few hundred meters (yards) from the Evros River, which forms Greece's natural border with Turkey. It is one of Europe's most heavily militarized areas, patrolled constantly to deter illegal immigration into the European Union.

Human Trafficking Investigation in Greece, 2 Bulgarians Are Suspected

The Greek police is investigating two suspected traffickers in the after a severe crash left six dead. The two suspects are Bulgarians.

16 people boarded a jeep that crashed in Turkey's border town of Evros while traveling to Alexandroupoli. Six were killed and the other 10 were injured

Everyone in the vehicle was male, most migrants from Pakistan and Egypt.

Man dies after being hit by train

Traffic police in Alexandroupoli, northern Greece, were on Thursday investigating the circumstances that led to the death of a young man who was hit by a train serving the Alexandroupoli-Ormenio route shortly before 10 a.m.
According to local reports, the man was aged between 20 and 30 and had no identification documents on him.

Two arrested for migrant smuggling after car chase

Police in northern Greece on Monday arrested two foreign nationals, aged 24 and 19, and charged them with people smuggling after a car chase.
The two suspects had 10 illegal migrants crammed in their car, police said.
The migrants had entered Greece via the country's border with Turkey in the Evros region.

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