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Lesvos: Police teargases refugees in Moria camp, after they throw water bottles at Migration Minister

Greek police fired teargas against refugees and migrants in Moria camp on the island of Lesvos on Tuesday. According to local media, tension started when Migration Minister Yannis Mouzalas visited the camp and the refugees and migrants protested the living conditions by throwing plastic water bottles at the minister. the riot police was quick to respond.

According to social media though, there is claim that police hit one of the unaccompanied children in the camp.

refugees Moria protest

According to latest information from the island, the tension turned into riots with NGOs to be evacuating the camp.

Unconfirmed reports speak of ‘injuries’.

Local sources tweet that there are riots with stones, fires and teargas.

Some volunteer organizations call other to go to Moria camp and show solidarity.

According to social media, tension is still high in Moria camp.

Video: Earlier in the afternoon

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