Extra refugees could also be trapped within the hearth, officers: Picture: File: AFP
Athens: Greece blamed Pakistanis and Syrian refugees for the forest fires in an try to cover its incompetence over the dying of a number of folks in a ship accident.
In accordance with the British media, the quantity of people that have died as a result of forest fires in numerous areas of Greece has reached 21. Greek authorities have charged 13 Syrian and Pakistani refugees with beginning the fireplace, whereas a Greek nationwide was additionally arrested on Thursday.
Greek firefighters are nonetheless busy attempting to regulate the blaze at a number of places. In a press release issued by the fireplace brigade, it has been stated that the our bodies of 20 folks, together with 2 youngsters, have been present in Evros, Northern Greece. It’s possible that the useless have been refugees.
The Evros area borders Greece’s neighboring nation Turkey and is the place asylum seekers enter Greece. Native border guards had warned that extra refugees may very well be trapped within the hearth.