Young African Dies during Clashes Outside Moria, Three More Migrants Hospitalized

ATHENS — A 19-year-old migrant from the Ivory Coast was killed during a clash between African and Afghan migrants in the area surrounding the Moria hotspot on Lesvos island on Monday.

Two more Africans have been hospitalized with knife wounds, a man from Congo (33) and a young man from the Ivory Coast (19). A third man is hospitalized with head wounds. His nationality was not known as of this writing.

The cause of the clash was the theft of a cellphone belonging to an African man.

Police rounded up four people, including one that may be the perpetrator of the homicide.

Clashes in the Moria area continued to 18:00, with police using flash bangs and teargas to break the two sides apart.



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