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11 migrants dead in Greece car crash

October 13, 2018 at 12:06pm

Greek police say they have recovered the bodies of 11 people believed to be migrants who recently crossed from Turkey, after the car they were travelling in crashed in northern Greece.

Police said the crash occurred just after 5 a.m. on Saturday near the town of Kavala.

The car, which had been heading to the main northern city of Thessaloniki, collided with a truck heading in the opposite direction and burst into flames.

All those in the car were killed. The truck driver is being treated for injuries in a hospital in northern Greece.