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About 9,000 migrants on Greece’s Lesbos move into tent camp after fire

About 9,000 migrants on Greece’s Lesbos move into tent camp after fire

THOUSANDS of asylum-seekers have moved into a new temporary facility on the Greek island of Lesbos, government officials said on Saturday, 10 days after a fire destroyed the Moria camp. The fire that broke out in Moria on September 9 left over 12,000 people, most of them refugees from Afghanistan, Syria and various African countries, without shelter, proper sanitation or access to food and water. No one was hurt in the blaze. About 9,000 people had been resettled in the new tent camp, set up by authorities at Kara Tepe near the port of Mytilene, by Saturday morning. A few…
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