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Bus smuggling migrants crashes killing 11 in Greece

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7Dnews London - AFP

Sat, 13 Oct 2018 19:53 GMT

Eleven passengers on a minibus suspected to be illegal immigrants crashed after it collided with a truck on Saturday in the north of the country, police said.

As reported by AFP, firefighters retrieved eleven bodies from the bus, which was apparently transporting migrants to Thessaloniki, in the northern part of the Aegean Sea. 

Greek police said in a statement that the bus had previously been used to transport illegal immigrants and that its driver did not comply with police warnings. 

In June, a minibus used by smugglers carrying 16 people, mostly from Syria and Iran, crashed in an accident near Kavala, killing six people, including three children. 


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