Thousands Flee Greek Migrant Camp Fire As Tensions Flare

IB Times: World

Thousands of people fled a migrant camp on the Greek island of Lesbos on Monday night after fire ripped through tents and destroyed containers during violence among residents, police said. It was not clear what caused the blaze, but Greek media said clashes had erupted following a rumor that hundreds of people would be deported. A police official on Lesbos said nearly 60 percent of the Moria camp was destroyed in the fire.

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