Evros

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.

Complaints filed over pushback claims at Evros border

The Greek Council for Refugees has filed a complaint with the Supreme Court in Athens over claims of violent pushbacks at the northeastern Evros border with Turkey.

In an announcement on Wednesday, the GCR said that its complaint includes a file of evidence supporting the claims of several migrants and asylum seekers who said they were forced back over the border into Turkey.

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