Greek Farmer Shoots, Injures Syrian Teenager Near Moria on Lesbos

July 11, 2018

LESBOS, Greece – A 16-year-old Syrian asylum applicant was hospitalized on Tuesday after being shot in the head and legs by a farmer who resides in the village of Moria, north of the Lesbos island hotspot of the same name.

The farmer shot the young man around 6:00 pm for unknown reasons in the presence of the teenager’s parents and his brother. The family had arrived on Lesbos on Sunday morning.

Police is looking to arrest the farmer.


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